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Location Chile, Región de La Araucanía
Central coordinates 73o 23.80' West  38o 49.52' South
IBA criteria A2
Area 313,600 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
Chilean Pigeon Patagioenas araucana unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Slender-billed Parakeet Enicognathus leptorhynchus unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Chucao Tapaculo Scelorchilus rubecula unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Ochre-flanked Tapaculo Eugralla paradoxa unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high very unfavourable medium
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Forest   650 650 100 very poor (< 40%) very unfavourable
Wetlands (inland)   6387 6387 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  medium 


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lago Budi. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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