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Location Chile, Región del Maule
Central coordinates 72o 10.84' West  35o 1.60' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 1,200 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
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis unknown  2008  70 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus non-breeding  2008-2010  700-800 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey Gull Larus modestus unknown  2008  1,000-2,499 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger unknown  2008-2010  2,000-4,000 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Desembocadura Río Mataquito. Downloaded from on 14/02/2016

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