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Location Puerto Rico (to USA), Ceiba,Naguabo
Central coordinates 65o 38.15' West  18o 14.68' North
IBA criteria A2
Area 1,987 ha
Altitude 1 - 70m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc (Affiliate)



Site description La IBA de Ceiba y Naguabo se encuentra al este de Puerto Rico, entre los municipios de Ceiba y Naguabo.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Puerto Rican Lizard-cuckoo Coccyzus vieilloti resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Screech-owl Megascops nudipes resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Anthracothorax dominicus resident  1994  unknown  A2  Not Recognised 
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Emerald Chlorostilbon maugaeus resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Tody Todus mexicanus resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica resident  2007  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris resident  2007  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Adelaide's Warbler Dendroica adelaidae resident  2007  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Loxigilla portoricensis resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis resident  2005  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica resident  1994  unknown  A2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bosque Estatal de Ceiba State Forest 334 protected area contained by site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Introduced vegetation   -
Shrubland   -
Coastline   -
Forest Mangrove  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
other -
Notes: Path

Protection status Esta IBA incluye terrenos del Bosque Estatal de Ceiba y de la antigua base militar Roosevelt Roads en el municipio de Ceiba. El Bosque Estatal de Ceiba es administrado por el Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales (DRNA).

Further web sources of information 

Site profile from Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation (BirdLife International 2008)

References López, Ricardo, Eduardo A. Ventosa, Katsí R. Ramos et.al. 2006. Reduction in host use suggests host specificity in individual shiny cowbirds (Molothrus bonariensis). Ornitología Neotropical 17, 259-269. National Audubon Society. Christmas Bird Counts. Fajardo Census 1994-2007. Post, William and James W. Wiley. Reproductive interactions of the shiny cowbird and the yellow-shouldered blackbird. The Condor 79: 176-184, 1977. Ventosa, Eduardo A., María Camacho Rodríguez, Chabert Llompart, José L. et.al. 2005. Puerto Rico Critical Wildlife Areas. Department of Natural and Enviromental Resources.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ceiba and Naguabo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2014

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