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Location Brazil, Minas Gerais,Rio de Janeiro
Central coordinates 42o 14.00' West  21o 20.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 400 - 860m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

SAVE Brasil (Affiliate)



Site description Essa área de matas semidecíduas na divisa do Rio de Janeiro com Minas Gerais, a noroeste de Miracema, forma o divisor de águas entre os rios Pomba e Muriaé, ambos afluentes do curso inferior do rio Paraíba do Sul. A área inclui as serras conhecidas como de Santo Antônio e Boqueirão, no lado fluminense, e Josefa, dos Patrícios e Pedra Branca, no lado mineiro.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Three-toed Jacamar Jacamaralcyon tridactyla unknown  30 individuals  unknown  A1, A2  Vulnerable 

References Collar et al. (1992); Wege & Long (1995); José Fernando Pacheco (verb.).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laranjal / Miracema. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2014

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