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Parque Provincial Copahue-Caviahue


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Spectacled Duck Speculanas specularis NT passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Des Murs's Wiretail Sylviorthorhynchus desmurii LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris LC resident 2001-2003 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Copahue Caviahue Parque Provincial 28,750 protected area overlaps with site 28,300


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parque Provincial Copahue-Caviahue. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/parque-provincial-copahue-caviahue-iba-argentina on 07/12/2023.