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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 37.38' West  43o 6.13' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

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



Site description Pequeña bahía intermareal, pastizales, sedimentos. 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 non-breeding  1990-2010  2,000 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bahía de Quellón. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2014

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