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Location Peru, La Libertad,San Martín
Central coordinates 77o 13.88' West  7o 47.57' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 318,668 ha
Altitude 400 - 4,550m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Site description Esta IBA se encuentra ubicada en la provincia de Pataz en el departamento de La Libertad y en la provincia de Mariscal Cáceres, en el departamento de San Martin. Incluye a las 274.520 ha del Parque Nacional Río Abiseo. En el sector occidental del Parque se encuentran los restos arqueológicos del Gran Pajatén. En esta IBA existen páramo, pajonal de puna, lagos, bosques montanos y bosques nublados.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus resident  2008  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii resident  2008  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Yellow-browed Toucanet Aulacorhynchus huallagae resident  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Endangered 
Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan Andigena hypoglauca resident  2008  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Bay-vented Cotinga Doliornis sclateri resident  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Russet-mantled Softtail Thripophaga berlepschi resident  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
White-eared Solitaire Entomodestes leucotis resident  2008  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Plain-tailed Warbling-finch Poospiza alticola resident  2008  unknown  A1, A3  Endangered 
Rufous-browed Hemispingus Hemispingus rufosuperciliaris resident  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Golden-backed Mountain-tanager Buthraupis aureodorsalis resident  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Río Abiseo National Park 274,520 protected area contained by site 274,520  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Río Abiseo y Tayabamba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/09/2014

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