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Location Chile, Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
Central coordinates 70o 22.26' West  53o 14.42' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4i
Area 82 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

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Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Coscoroba Swan Coscoroba coscoroba unknown  2007  197 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Ruddy-headed Goose Chloephaga rubidiceps breeding  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Podiceps occipitalis unknown  1998  2,200 individuals  unknown  A4i  Not Recognised 
Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi unknown  2008  unknown  A1, A2  Critically Endangered 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2009  170 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica unknown  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Magellanic Plover Pluvianellus socialis breeding  2007  10-100 breeding pairs  unknown  A1, A2  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Laguna de los Cisnes Natural Monument 25 protected area contained by site 25  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Monumento Natural Laguna de los Cisnes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2014

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