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Nahuel Huapi National Park and Reserve


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
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata LC resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1
Spectacled Duck Speculanas specularis NT resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Chilean Pigeon Patagioenas araucana LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2007 250-999 individuals A1
Rufous-tailed Hawk Buteo ventralis VU resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus LC resident 2007 present A3
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus LC resident 2007 present A3
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Chucao Tapaculo Scelorchilus rubecula LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Ochre-flanked Tapaculo Eugralla paradoxa LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus LC resident 2007 present A3
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis LC resident 2007 present A3
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda LC resident 2007 present A3
Des Murs's Wiretail Sylviorthorhynchus desmurii LC resident 2007 present A3
Patagonian Tyrant Colorhamphus parvirostris LC resident 2007 present A3

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rio Limay Área Natural Protegida - Paisaje Protegido 15,514 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nahuel Huapi -2- National Reserve 108,250 protected area contained by site 108,250
Nahuel Huapi -2- National Park 113,750 protected area contained by site 113,750
Nahuel Huapi Parque Nacional 475,650 protected area overlaps with site 361,900
Nahuel Huapi Reserva Nacional 236,510 protected area overlaps with site 128,260
Los Arrayanes Parque Nacional 1,840 protected area contained by site 0
Lanín Reserva Nacional 195,010 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Andino Norpatagónica UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 2,266,900 protected area contains site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Club de Observadores de Aves (COAS) - Bariloche 2007
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nahuel Huapi National Park and Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/06/2022.