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Location Peru, Ancash
Central coordinates 77o 47.00' West  9o 30.00' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 2,300 ha
Altitude 2,800 - 2,900m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Site description La ciudad de Chacchan descansa en la vertiente Pacífica de la cordillera Negra, en la margen derecha del río Casma, departamento de Ancash. El hábitat principal de la zona es el matorral montano. No se dispone de información sobre proyectos o estudios realizados en la zona.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Russet-bellied Spinetail Synallaxis zimmeri resident  2003  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major

Other biodiversity No se dispone de información sobre otra fauna y flora amenazadas.

Protection status La zona carece de protección.

References Key Areas for Threatened Birds of the Neotropics.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chacchan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014

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