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Reserva Nacional de Paracas


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT resident 2003 present A1
Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti VU resident 2003 present A1
Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora VU non-breeding 2003 present A1
Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata CR non-breeding 2003 present A1
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris LC non-breeding 2003 present A1
Southern Giant Petrel Macronectes giganteus LC non-breeding 2003 present A1
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii VU non-breeding 2003 present A1
Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia CR non-breeding 2003 present A1
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea NT non-breeding 2003 present A1
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis VU non-breeding 2003 present A1
Buller's Shearwater Ardenna bulleri VU non-breeding 2003 present A1
Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus VU non-breeding 2003 present A1
Peruvian Diving-petrel Pelecanoides garnotii NT resident 2003 present A1, A4ii
Red-legged Cormorant Poikilocarbo gaimardi NT resident 2003 present A1
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis NT resident 2003 present A1
Grey Gull Larus modestus LC resident 2003 present A3
Peruvian Tern Sternula lorata EN resident 2003 present A1, A4i
Inca Tern Larosterna inca NT resident 2003 present A3
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans NT non-breeding 2003 present A1
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Coastal Miner Geositta peruviana LC resident 2003 present A2
Surf Cinclodes Cinclodes taczanowskii LC resident 2003 present A2, A3
Drab Seedeater Sporophila simplex LC resident 2003 present A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 not assessed favourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Paracas Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 335,000 is identical to site 335,000
de Paracas Reserva Nacional 335,000 is identical to site 335,000


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Reserva Nacional de Paracas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2021.