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Location Chile, Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Central coordinates 71o 42.54' West  45o 53.67' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 920 ha
Altitude 490 - 590m
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
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2009  50-249 individuals  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

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

Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors flight paths happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Grassland   330 330 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Shrubland   300 300 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   300 300 100 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)
Grassland   -
Shrubland   -
Wetlands (inland)   -

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