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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 42.53' West  42o 51.43' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 1,000 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2010

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

Site description Gran estero bahia intermareal, con presencia de pastizales,sedimentos y playas de arena.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus unknown  300 individuals  unknown    Least Concern 
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica non-breeding  1990-2010  2,000 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea resident  1990-2010  1,000 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 

Protection status Sin protección legal

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estero Compu. Downloaded from on 20/04/2014

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