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Location Chile, Región de Arica y Parinacota
Central coordinates 69o 44.58' West  18o 49.91' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 1,000 ha
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  Critically Endangered 
Tamarugo Conebill Conirostrum tamarugense unknown  2008  unknown  A1, A2  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high unfavourable low
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   131 100 77 moderate (70-90%) 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 


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 Codpa. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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