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Location Chile, Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
Central coordinates 67o 20.05' West  55o 53.26' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 63,093 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
Striated Caracara Phalcoboenus australis resident  2006  unknown  A1, A2  Near Threatened 
Blackish Cinclodes Cinclodes antarcticus resident  2008  unknown  A2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 low favourable medium
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Grassland   45000 45000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   10700 10700 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   5000 5000 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  medium 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cabo de Hornos National Park 63,093 is identical to site 63,093  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Parque Nacional Cabo de Hornos. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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