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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 72o 50.13' West  41o 30.17' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 2,209 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Comité Nacional Pro Defensa de la Flora y Fauna (Affiliate)



Site description Localidad en cercanía de la ciudad de Puerto Montt, zona intermareal con sedimentos y pastizales, con presencia de aves migratorias del hemisferio norte y austral.Presencia de alga gracillaria

Key Biodiversity Sitio de importancia para especies migratorias, como Limosa haemastica,Numenius phaeopus,Larus pipixcan,Sterna elegans,Charadrius flaklandicus,Charadrius modestus y Phoenicopterus chilensis y residentes como Cygnus melanocorypha

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica non-breeding  2010  7,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus winter  2008  850 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high unfavourable negligible
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture marine and freshwater aquaculture - industrial aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Invasive & other problematic species, genes & diseases invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas 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%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Artificial - terrestrial   100 200 100 poor (40-69%) unfavourable
Grassland   600 500 84 moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Marine Intertidal   1400 1400 100 good (> 90%) favourable

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

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal   -
Grassland   -
Artificial - terrestrial   -

Protection status No existe ninguna forma legal de protección

Acknowledgements Luis Espinosa, Andreas Von Meyer, censos Wetlands International

References Luis Espinosa, Andreas Von Meyer, censos Wetlands International

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Desembocadura del Río Chamiza,Coihuin-Pelluco. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2016

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