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Location Chile, Región del Bío - Bío
Central coordinates 73o 31.90' West  37o 1.07' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 122,500 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
Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus non-breeding  2010  224 individuals  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea non-breeding  2010  10,000 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan non-breeding  2010  14,715 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2014 low unfavourable negligible
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   4900 4200 86 moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Isla Santa María. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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