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Location Brazil, Bahia,Minas Gerais
Central coordinates 40o 31.00' West  15o 48.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 3,000 ha
Altitude 750 - 850m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

SAVE Brasil (Affiliate)



Site description Esse remanescente florestal relativamente extenso está situado na região do médio rio Jequitinhonha, na divisa entre Minas Gerais e Bahia, a cerca de 50 km ao norte de Almenara. A vegetação é classificada como floresta ombrófila densa, sendo mais desenvolvida no fundo dos vales. De forma geral, a mata ainda se encontra bem preservada na área, apesar da atividade constante de madeireiros em toda a região.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Golden-capped Parakeet Aratinga auricapillus unknown  30 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Ochre-marked Parakeet Pyrrhura cruentata unknown  30 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Three-toed Jacamar Jacamaralcyon tridactyla unknown  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Buff-throated Purpletuft Iodopleura pipra unknown  30 individuals  unknown    Near Threatened 
Black-headed Berryeater Carpornis melanocephala unknown  30 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Banded Cotinga Cotinga maculata unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A1, A2  Endangered 
Cinnamon-vented Piha Lipaugus lanioides unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Plumbeous Antvireo Dysithamnus plumbeus unknown  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Band-tailed Antwren Myrmotherula urosticta unknown  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Stresemann's Bristlefront Merulaxis stresemanni unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A1, A2  Critically Endangered 
Bahia Spinetail Synallaxis whitneyi unknown  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Striated Softtail Thripophaga macroura unknown  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Pink-legged Graveteiro Acrobatornis fonsecai unknown  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 

References Rômulo Ribon (in litt.); Baudet (2001).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bandeira / Macarani. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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