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Lake Titicaca (secondary area)
Country/Territory Bolivia,Peru
Habitat loss

General characteristics 

The altiplano, where the Andes reach their maximum width, is an area of inland drainage with enormous lake basins. The whole plain was once covered by one huge lake, Ballivian, now fragmented into the smaller present-day lakes: in the north (at 3,800

Species IUCN Category
Titicaca Grebe (Rollandia microptera)  EN 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
  Laguna Suytococha  Peru 
BO017  Lago Poopó y Río Laka Jahuira  Bolivia 
BO018  Lago Titicaca (Sector Boliviano)  Bolivia 
PE097  Ramis y Arapa (Lago Titicaca, sector Peruano)  Peru 
PE098  Laguna de Chacas  Peru 
PE099  Laguna Umayo  Peru 

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: Lake Titicaca. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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