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Location Chile, Región de Arica y Parinacota
Central coordinates 70o 19.70' West  18o 29.39' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
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
Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri non-breeding  2001  50-800 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey Gull Larus modestus unknown  2008  4,000 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan non-breeding  2001  10,000 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans non-breeding  2008  700 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Inca Tern Larosterna inca breeding  2008  100 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Costa sur de Arica. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2014

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