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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 28.43' West  42o 9.52' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 77 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Comité Nacional Pro Defensa de la Flora y Fauna (Affiliate)



Site description Pequeña bahía intermareal, pastizales, sedimentos con alga gracillaria. Playas de arena.

Key Biodiversity Área importante para la presencia de aves migratorias del hermisferio norte y zona austral del país.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica winter  1990-2010  1,000 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 low near favourable negligible
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Agriculture and aquaculture marine and freshwater aquaculture - industrial aquaculture happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Wetlands (inland)   77 77 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

Protection status Sin protección oficial.

Acknowledgements Luis Espinosa, Andreas von Meyer, censos Wetlands International.

References Luis Espinosa, Andreas von Meyer, censos Wetlands International.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Quemchi Aucar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2016

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