|Central coordinates||78o 2.00' West 7o 57.00' North|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description The Bagre Biological Corridor was established in 1995 to provide a connection between the Punta Patino Nature Reserve and Darien National Park. The corridor runs along the Serranía de Bagre, a low range of hills that is mostly forested. It is adjacent to the Embera-Wounaan Comarca 2 (indigenous homeland).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus||breeding||2006||50-249 individuals||medium||A1||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Bagre||Biological Corridor||31,275||is identical to site||31,275|
|Chepigana||Forest Reserve||36,379||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Darién||National Park||569,430||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|Punta Patiño||Wetland of International Importance||13,198||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Tropical semi-deciduous; Tropical semi-evergreen||major|
Land ownership The area consists mainly of national land, but the extent of additional land claims is unknown.
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Unknown.
Protection status The area coincides with the Bagre Biological Corridor, established in 1995, and overlaps with the Chepigana Forest Reserve.
Access/Land-Owner requests Access is very difficult due to logistics. The area is roadless.
Acknowledgements Lider Sucre provided observations of Great Green Macaw.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bagre Biological Corridor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014
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