Bañados del Río Atuel

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
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident 2007 250-999 individuals A1
Southern Silvery Grebe Podiceps occipitalis LC winter 2007 2,000 individuals A4i
Crowned Solitary Eagle Buteogallus coronatus EN resident 2007 3-5 nests A1
Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata EN resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Salitral Encantado Reserva Natural 60,000 protected area contained by site 0
Ñochilei-co Reserva Natural 40,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bañados del Río Atuel. Downloaded from on 29/11/2020.