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Location Chile, Región del Maule
Central coordinates 72o 0.00' West  34o 50.00' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 400 ha
Altitude 150 m
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
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus breeding  2007  83-848 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2014 medium near favourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - soil erosion, sedimentation likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

Wetlands (inland)   400 400 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  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)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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