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Location Chile, Región de Valparaíso
Central coordinates 71o 42.41' West  33o 44.97' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 11,500 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
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus unknown  2008  1,000-2,499 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis winter  2008  200 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2014 high very unfavourable high
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Marine Coastal/Supratidal   350 300 86 moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland)   350 200 58 poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  high 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Humedal El Yali. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/12/2014

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