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Location Chile, Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
Central coordinates 71o 14.10' West  52o 59.06' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 374 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  2005  10,833 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

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

Marine Coastal/Supratidal   375 375 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Pingüinera del Seno Otway. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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