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Location Chile, Región de Valparaíso
Central coordinates 105o 27.06' West  26o 25.37' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4ii
Area 625 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
Polynesian Storm-petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa breeding  1999  100 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Endangered 
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis breeding  1988  2,500 breeding pairs  unknown  A4ii  Least Concern 
Red-legged Cormorant Phalacrocorax gaimardi unknown  2004  30 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Procelsterna cerulea breeding  1999  7,000-10,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Not Recognised 

IBA Monitoring

2014 low favourable medium
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

No known threats no known threats happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Marine Coastal/Supratidal   20 20 100 good (> 90%) favourable

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  Very little or no conservation action taking place  medium 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isla Sala y Gómez. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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