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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 38.11' West  41o 45.30' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 207 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 Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis winter  1998  200 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 low favourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture marine and freshwater aquaculture - industrial aquaculture happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Wetlands (inland)   207 207 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  low 


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lenqui. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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