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Location Chile, Región de La Araucanía
Central coordinates 73o 25.98' West  38o 45.30' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 10,000 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
Peruvian Pelican Pelecanus thagus unknown  400 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus unknown  100 individuals  unknown    Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus unknown  50 individuals  unknown    Least Concern 
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes unknown  50 individuals  unknown    Least Concern 
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea unknown  4,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Inca Tern Larosterna inca unknown  10 individuals  unknown    Near Threatened 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Desembocadura del Río Imperial. Downloaded from on 18/04/2014

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