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Location Chile, Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
Central coordinates 69o 36.47' West  52o 24.36' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 4,186 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
Rhea pennata resident  2003  200 individuals  unknown  A1  Not Recognised 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2010  68 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Red Knot Calidris canutus non-breeding  2003  400 individuals  unknown  A4i  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 not assessed near favourable negligible
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Marine Neritic (Nearshore Shelf)   1600 1600 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   2600 2600 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  negligible 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Marine Neritic (Nearshore Shelf)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Marisma Buque Quemado. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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