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Location Chile, Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Central coordinates 71o 30.61' West  45o 20.01' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 230,000 ha
Altitude 500 - 1,100m
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  50-249 individuals  medium  A1  Not Recognised 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2009  100 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus resident  2009  50-249 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

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

Agriculture and aquaculture wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
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

Forest   55000 55000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Grassland   90000 90000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Shrubland   75000 75000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   6000 6000 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Grassland   -
Shrubland   -
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Coyahique Alto-Coite. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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