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Location Chile, Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Central coordinates 72o 16.30' West  47o 5.76' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 91,000 ha
Altitude 106 - 1,300m
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
Rhea pennata unknown  2009  100 individuals  medium  A1  Not Recognised 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2009  35 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus unknown  2009  60-100 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 high 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 some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Grassland   1000 1000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Grassland   45000 45000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Rocky areas   4000 4000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Shrubland   40000 40000 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   -
Rocky areas   -
Grassland   -
Shrubland   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Chacabuco Valley and Baker River Entrance. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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