Punta León

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
Imperial Shag Leucocarbo atriceps LC breeding 1990-2008 2,280-3,010 breeding pairs A4i

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valdés UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 2,137,900 protected area contains site 0
Punta León Reserva Natural Turística 150 protected area overlaps with site 150

Local conservation groups

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

Name Year formed
Yorio-Quintana / Equipo de trabajo CENPAT 0
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Punta León. Downloaded from on 19/09/2020.