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Location Chile, Región del Bío - Bío
Central coordinates 73o 10.80' West  36o 46.78' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 2,666 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
Coscoroba Swan Coscoroba coscoroba breeding  2005-2008  193 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan non-breeding  2005-2008  10,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Península de Hualpén Nature Sanctuary or Partial Reserve 2,666 is identical to site 2,666  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santuario de la Naturaleza Península de Hualpén. Downloaded from on 21/09/2014

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