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Location Chile, Región de Antofagasta
Central coordinates 70o 17.31' West  22o 53.56' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 4,800 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 Pelican Pelecanus thagus resident  2002  60 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Red-legged Cormorant Phalacrocorax gaimardi non-breeding  2002  5 individuals  good    Near Threatened 
Peruvian Tern Sterna lorata breeding  2006  10 individuals  good  A1  Endangered 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Playa Hornitos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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