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Location Chile, Región de Valparaíso
Central coordinates 71o 27.13' West  32o 41.36' South
IBA criteria A4ii
Area 30 ha
Altitude
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
Peruvian Booby Sula variegata breeding  2006  12,000 individuals  medium  A4ii  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2014 high favourable medium
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Marine Coastal/Supratidal   40 40 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  medium 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Acantilados de la Quirilluca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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