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Location Peru, San Martín
Central coordinates 76o 43.00' West  6o 2.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 5,070 ha
Altitude 1,500 m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Site description Jesús del Monte se encuentra a 15 km al noreste de Jerillo y este de Moyobamba, departamento de San Martín, sobre un camino de herradura que lleva de Jesús del Monte a la ciudad de Balsapuerto. En el área, el camino cruza la cordillera por un abra a 1.500 m de altitud. Los hábitat predominantes en el área son vegetación de sabana y bosques de neblina. La zona es usada para pastoreo.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Spot-winged Parrotlet Touit stictopterus resident  2003  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Royal Sunangel Heliangelus regalis resident  2003  present  A1, A2  Endangered 
Napo Sabrewing Campylopterus villaviscensio resident  2003  present  A1, A2  Near Threatened 
Ash-throated Antwren Herpsilochmus parkeri resident  2003  present  A1, A2  Endangered 
Bar-winged Wood-wren Henicorhina leucoptera resident  2003  present  A1, A2  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cordillera Escalera Regional Reserve 149,870 protected area overlaps with site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest; Second-growth or disturbed forest  -
Savanna Savanna  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -

Other biodiversity No se dispone de información sobre otra fauna amenazada.

Protection status No tiene ningún estado de protección.

Further web sources of information 

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) species/site profile. This site has been identified as an AZE due to it containing a Critically Endangered or Endangered species with a limited range.

References Key Areas for Threatened Birds of the Neotropics

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jesús del Monte. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/07/2014

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