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Location Chile, Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
Central coordinates 72o 55.23' West  52o 42.32' South
IBA criteria A3
Area 112,059 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,602m
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
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus resident  2002-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-browed Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albilora resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Fire-eyed Diucon Xolmis pyrope resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii resident  2000-2002  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Des Murs's Wiretail Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis resident  2000-2009  unknown  A3  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2015 not assessed near favourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Forest   40000 40000 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Grassland   40000 40000 100 good (> 90%) favourable
Rocky areas   30000 30000 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Some of site covered (10-49%)  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 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)
Rocky areas   -
Forest   -
Grassland   -

References "Ensambles de aves en los bosques más australes del mundo: Variaciones metodológicas en la determinación de la composición de especies", Christofer Anderson & Ricardo Rozzi (2000) "El Programa OMORA de anillamiento de aves en los Bosques Subantárticos: La estandarización del tamaño de anillos apropiados para las aves de la región de Magallanes", Christopher Anderson (2002) CODEFF & JM. COTO (2009)

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Península Antonio Varas. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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