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Lake Titicaca

Country/Territory Bolivia,Peru
Area 0 km2
Altitude 0 - 0m
Priority -
Habitat loss -
Knowledge -

General characteristics

The altiplano, where the Andes reach their maximum width, is an area of inland drainage with enormous lake basins. The whole plain was once covered by one huge lake, Ballivian, now fragmented into the smaller present-day lakes: in the north (at 3,800

Restricted-range species


Species IUCN Category
Titicaca Grebe (Rollandia microptera) EN

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
IBA Code Site Name Country
Laguna Suytococha Peru
BO017 Lago Poopó y Río Laka Jahuira Bolivia
BO018 Lago Titicaca (Sector Boliviano) Bolivia
PE097 Ramis y Arapa (Lago Titicaca, sector Peruano) Peru
PE098 Laguna de Chacas Peru
PE099 Laguna Umayo Peru

Threat and conservation


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Endemic Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Titicaca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2017.