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Location Chile, Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Central coordinates 72o 52.72' West  47o 19.65' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 23,000 ha
Altitude 92 - 620m
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
Ashy-headed Goose Chloephaga poliocephala unknown  2009  2,500 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2009  100 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus unknown  2009  15-45 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 low favourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Invasive & other problematic species, genes & diseases invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors flight paths happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Grassland   10000 10000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   12000 12000 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Some of site covered (10-49%)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Cliffs, rocky shores & islets (freshwater); Rivers  -
Grassland   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Baker River Wetlands. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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