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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
Altitude
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.

Key Biodiversity Area importante para la alimentación y descanso para aves migratorias del hemisferio norte y para aves de la 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 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 http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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