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Location Chile, Región de Arica y Parinacota
Central coordinates 69o 15.99' West  18o 12.26' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, A4i
Area 137,883 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Comité Nacional Pro Defensa de la Flora y Fauna (Affiliate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Puna Tinamou Tinamotis pentlandii unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Andean Goose Chloephaga melanoptera breeding  1,000-2,499 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Puna Teal Spatula puna unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Podiceps occipitalis unknown  2,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Not Recognised 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2004  126 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Puna Ibis Plegadis ridgwayi unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Giant Coot Fulica gigantea unknown  1,000-2,499 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Andean Avocet Recurvirostra andina unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Puna Plover Charadrius alticola unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Bare-faced Ground-dove Metriopelia ceciliae unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Colaptes rupicola unknown  unknown  A3  Not Recognised 
Andean Negrito Lessonia oreas unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Puna Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola juninensis unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-fronted Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albifrons unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
D'Orbigny's Chat-tyrant Ochthoeca oenanthoides unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Puna Miner Geositta punensis unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Earthcreeper Upucerthia albigula unknown  2008  unknown  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Plain-breasted Earthcreeper Upucerthia jelskii unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Streaked Tit-spinetail Leptasthenura striata unknown  2008  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Andean Swallow Haplochelidon andecola unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Sierra-finch Phrygilus erythronotus unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Diuca-finch Diuca speculifera unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Bright-rumped Yellow-finch Sicalis uropygialis unknown  unknown  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lauca National Park 137,883 is identical to site 137,883  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Lauca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014

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