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Location Chile, Región de Atacama
Central coordinates 68o 44.56' West  26o 20.77' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 78,400 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
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi breeding  2008  500 nests  unknown  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

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

Pollution air-borne pollutants - type unknown/unrecorded likely in short term (within 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Wetlands (inland)   3011 3011 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  negligible 


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Salar de Piedra Parada. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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