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Location Chile, Región de Antofagasta
Central coordinates 67o 31.00' West  23o 12.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 2,371 ha
Altitude 0 - 4,500m
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
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi breeding  2002  4,499 individuals  good  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis breeding  2002  137 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 

Protection status Sitio Ramsar

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Salar de Pujsa. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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