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Location Nicaragua, Jinotega
Central coordinates 85o 52.20' West  13o 7.60' North
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 4,278 ha
Altitude 900 - 1,550m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description La montaña de Datanlí es un macizo que comprende varias cumbres, entre las cuales se localizan angosto valles y cañadas.

Key Biodiversity El area cuenta con monitoreos esporadicos. Es una area importante para Quetzales (Pharomachrus mocinno) y Rancho (Procnias tricarunculata)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Green-breasted Mountain-gem Lampornis sybillae unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno breeding  2000-2006  30 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus breeding  2000-2006  50-249 individuals  medium  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus unknown  2000-2006  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
White-eared Ground-sparrow Melozone leucotis resident  2007  unknown  A2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dantanli-El Diablo Nature Reserve 4,278 is identical to site 4,278  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen  60%
Artificial - terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground; Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards & groves  40%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major
rangeland/pastureland major
nature conservation and research major

References MARENA, POSAF II, FUNDAR. 2005. Análisis de conectividad entre las Reservas Naturales del Norcentro del país e identificación de medidas para asegurar la viabilidad de poblaciones de Quetzal y otras especies emblemáticas. 80 pp. FUNDENIC. 1997. Evaluación y Redefinición del Sistema de Áreas Protegidas.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Datanlí-El Diablo Hill. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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