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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 74o 42.59' West  43o 36.02' South
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, A4iii
Area 30,000 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
Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus breeding  2007  1,706 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus breeding  2007  4,000,000 breeding pairs  good  A1, A4ii  Near Threatened 
Rufous-tailed Hawk Buteo ventralis unknown  2007  present [units unknown]    Near Threatened 
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius winter  1984  5,000 individuals  unknown    Least Concern 
Dolphin Gull Leucophaeus scoresbii breeding  1984  80 nests  unknown    Least Concern 
Chilean Pigeon Patagioenas araucana unknown  2007  present [units unknown]    Least Concern 
Fire-eyed Diucon Xolmis pyrope unknown  2007  present [units unknown]    Least Concern 
Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris unknown  2007  present [units unknown]    Least Concern 
Des Murs's Wiretail Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii unknown  2007  present [units unknown]    Least Concern 
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda unknown  2007  present [units unknown]    Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  1984  poor  A4iii   

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