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Location Nicaragua, Granada
Central coordinates 85o 56.60' West  11o 43.10' North
IBA criteria A2, A3
Area 1,915 ha
Altitude 40 - 80m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description La Reserva Silvestre Privada de Domitila se dedica a conservar la fauna y flora de uno de los antiguos remanentes del bosque tropical seco en la costa pacífica de América Central. Las facilidades y el programa de actividades se diseñan para ofrecer ecoturismo de bajo-impacto, investigación científica, educación ambiental, y también para promover el desarrollo sustentable de comunidades alrededor de la reserva.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Orange-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula canicularis unknown  2007  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Lesser Ground-cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia cyanura unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii unknown  2007  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Magpie-jay Calocitta formosa unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Banded Wren Thryothorus pleurostictus unknown  2007  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Nicaraguan Grackle Quiscalus nicaraguensis unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A2, A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Gallery & riparian; Second-growth & disturbed  41%
Artificial - terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground; Arable land  36%
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools; Freshwater marshes & swamps; Rivers  9%
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub; Riparian scrub & thickets  14%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%
Notes: Es una Reserva Silvestre Privada. La IBA es toda el area.

References http://www.domitila.org/

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Domitila. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014

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