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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 [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Andean Goose Chloephaga melanoptera breeding  unknown individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Puna Teal Anas puna unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Silvery Grebe Podiceps occipitalis unknown  2,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2004  126 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Vulnerable 
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Puna Ibis Plegadis ridgwayi unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Giant Coot Fulica gigantea unknown  unknown individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Andean Avocet Recurvirostra andina unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Puna Plover Charadrius alticola unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Diademed Sandpiper-plover Phegornis mitchellii unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Grey-breasted Seedsnipe Thinocorus orbignyianus unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Least Concern 
Bare-faced Ground-dove Metriopelia ceciliae unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Andean Negrito Lessonia oreas unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Puna Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola juninensis unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
White-fronted Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albifrons unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
D'Orbigny's Chat-tyrant Ochthoeca oenanthoides unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Puna Miner Geositta punensis unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Earthcreeper Upucerthia albigula unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Plain-breasted Earthcreeper Upucerthia jelskii unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Streaked Tit-spinetail Leptasthenura striata unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Andean Swallow Haplochelidon andecola unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Sierra-finch Phrygilus erythronotus unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Diuca-finch Diuca speculifera unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Bright-rumped Yellow-finch Sicalis uropygialis unknown  unknown [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Giant Conebill Oreomanes fraseri unknown  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 

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 20/04/2014

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