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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 44.24' West  42o 26.06' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 1,000 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2010

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

Site description Gran zona de playas de zona intermareal.Playas de arena,pastizales y piedras.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis winter  1990-2010  1,500 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica non-breeding  1990-2010  5,500 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 

Protection status Sin protección oficial.

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bahía de Putemun. Downloaded from on 21/10/2014

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