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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 43.13' West  43o 5.56' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 226 ha
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  2,500 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high favourable negligible
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture marine and freshwater aquaculture - industrial aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Marine Intertidal   226 226 100 good (> 90%) favourable

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


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal   -

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: Bahía de Yaldad. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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