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Location Chile, Región de Tarapacá
Central coordinates 69o 0.83' West  19o 16.87' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 174,744 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 Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis non-breeding  2010  246 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus unknown  2010  110 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi unknown  2010  34 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 low favourable medium
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Wetlands (inland)   167584 167584 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  medium 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Parque Nacional Volcán Isluga. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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