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Location Chile, Región Metropolitana
Central coordinates 70o 1.40' West  33o 37.54' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 48,400 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
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus resident  2008  40 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Moustached Turca Pteroptochos megapodius unknown  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Crag Chilia Ochetorhynchus melanura unknown  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Dusky-tailed Canastero Pseudasthenes humicola unknown  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Chilean Mockingbird Mimus thenca unknown  unknown  A2  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valle del Yeso. Downloaded from on 02/04/2015

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