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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 [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Royal Sunangel Heliangelus regalis resident  2003  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Endangered 
Napo Sabrewing Campylopterus villaviscensio resident  2003  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Near Threatened 
Ash-throated Antwren Herpsilochmus parkeri resident  2003  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Endangered 
Bar-winged Wood-wren Henicorhina leucoptera resident  2003  present [units unknown]  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 20/04/2014

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