Ramsar Sites Information Services: Guaratuba

The Site, located on the southernmost coast of the state of Paraná, is considered the most important area for the Paraná antwren (Stymphalornis acutirostris), of which it hosts about 42% of the global population. It features well preserved mangroves, periodically flooded forests, marshes and over 3,000 hectares of the last remains of caixeta (Tabebuia cassinoides) forests. Although it can be considered a well-preserved habitat compared to other bays in Brazil, threats such as overfishing, pollution, unregulated tourism and occupation of areas of mangrove are present.

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