Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas, Colombia

Site Details
Assessment Details

Site Overview


KBA status: Global

Rationale for qualifying as KBA: Global: a KBA of international significance that meets the thresholds for at least one criterion described in the Global Standard for the Identification of KBAs.

Alliance for Zero Extinction (2018): site confirmed as an AZE site during the AZE project (2015-2018). Taxonomy, nomenclature and Red List category follow the IUCN 2016 Red List.

For further details on Alliance for Zero Extinction sites, see here.

Global KBA criteria: A1e
Year of assessment: 2018
National site name: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas
Central coordinates: Lat: 10.91 Long: -73.56
System: Terrestrial
Altitude (m): 0 to 4,800
Area of KBA (ha): 509,765
Protected area coverage (%): 100

Recommended citation


Key Biodiversity Areas Partnership (2020) Key Biodiversity Areas factsheet: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas. Extracted from the World Database of Key Biodiversity Areas. Developed by the Key Biodiversity Areas Partnership: BirdLife International, IUCN, American Bird Conservancy, Amphibian Survival Alliance, Conservation International, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, Global Environment Facility, Global Wildlife Conservation, NatureServe, Rainforest Trust, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, World Wildlife Fund and Wildlife Conservation Society. Downloaded from http://www.keybiodiversityareas.org/ on 23/10/2021.