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Location Bolivia, Beni
Central coordinates 66o 17.00' West  14o 39.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 135,211 ha
Altitude 160 - 200m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Asociación Civil Armonía

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Rhea Rhea americana unknown  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata unknown  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Rufous-faced Crake Laterallus xenopterus unknown  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
White-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus candicans unknown  2008  10-20 individuals  poor  A1, A3  Endangered 
Fawn-breasted Wren Thryothorus guarayanus unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis unknown  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Black-throated Saltator Saltator atricollis unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Estación Biológica del Beni Biosphere Reserve 135,000 protected area contained by site 135,000  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flooded tropical evergreen forest; Palm forest  major
Savanna Savanna  minor
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Freshwater marshes/swamps; Rivers  minor

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Beni Biological Station Biosphere Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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