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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 38.87' West  41o 35.79' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

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



Site description Desembocadura del río Maullin con localidades adyacentes de zonas intermareales,roquerios,marismas y playas de arena, incluye al cerro Amortajado

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis non-breeding  2008-2010  150-500 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Red-legged Cormorant Phalacrocorax gaimardi breeding  2000-2004  691 nests  unknown  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica non-breeding  1980-2010  3,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus non-breeding  2008  unknown [units unknown]    Least Concern 

Protection status Area libre de caza.

Acknowledgements Luis Espinosa,Andreas von Meyer,Wetlands International.Esteban Frere,et al 2004;Bird Conservation International 2004.

References Luis Espinosa,Andreas von Meyer,Wetlands International.Esteban Frere,et al 2004;Bird Conservation International 2004.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuario de Maullín y Cerro Amortajado. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2014

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