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Location Chile, Región de Arica y Parinacota
Central coordinates 70o 9.14' West  18o 48.67' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 6,687 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
Chilean Woodstar Eulidia yarrellii unknown  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Critically Endangered 
Slender-billed Finch Xenospingus concolor unknown  2008  unknown  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

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

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - herbicides and pesticides past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration low

Artificial - terrestrial   426 261 62 poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  low 

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 Chaca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2016

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