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Location Chile, Región de Los Lagos
Central coordinates 73o 56.35' West  42o 4.16' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 2,714 ha
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
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis breeding  2006-2009  4,000-15,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

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

Energy production and mining renewable energy 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 tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Forest   1400 1400 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   100 100 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   1206 1206 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   -
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Chepu River Reserve. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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