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Location Chile, Región de Arica y Parinacota
Central coordinates 70o 10.51' West  18o 24.61' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 10,000 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
Peruvian Martin Progne murphyi unknown  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Slender-billed Finch Xenospingus concolor unknown  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 very high very unfavourable negligible
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Pollution industrial & military effluents - seepage from mining likely in short term (within 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Artificial - terrestrial   4283 250 6 very poor (< 40%) very unfavourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Valle de Lluta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2016

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