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Location Chile, Región de Antofagasta
Central coordinates 67o 18.00' West  23o 1.01' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 36,600 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
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata unknown  2008  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2008  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus winter  2008  unknown [units unknown]    Vulnerable 
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi breeding  1988  5,000 individuals  unknown  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus unknown  2008  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Horned Coot Fulica cornuta unknown  2008  unknown [units unknown]    Near Threatened 

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

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