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Location Argentina, Buenos Aires
Central coordinates 58o 19.21' West  37o 21.08' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 1,200 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Aves Argentinas/AOP



Site description Posee pajonales con predominio de paja colorada (Paspalum quadrifarium), mezclado con bañados de duraznillo (Solanum malacoxylon) y pastizales bajos con presencia de Distichlis sp., Bothriochloa sp., Stenotaphrum sp. y Mentha sp.

Key Biodiversity Muestra representativa del pajonal pampeano típico del centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Rhea Rhea americana breeding  2007  50-249 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Bay-capped Wren-spinetail Spartonoica maluroides breeding  2007  < 50 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 

Protection status No tiene

References Comparatore et al. (1996), Isacch y Martínez (2001).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estancia San Ignacio. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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