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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 36.11' West  43o 2.38' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 758 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2010

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

Site description Gran estero bahia intermareal,presencia de pastizales,zona sedimentaria y presencia de playa de arena.

Key Biodiversity Area importante por la presencia de aves migratorias del hemisferio 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 non-breeding  5,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high unfavourable 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

Artificial - terrestrial   15 15 100 poor (40-69%) unfavourable
Forest   40 40 100 poor (40-69%) unfavourable
Marine Intertidal   700 700 100 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)
Forest   -
Marine Intertidal   -
Artificial - terrestrial   -

Protection status Sin proteccion 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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Estero Huildad. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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