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Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca


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 50-249 individuals A1
Ruddy-headed Goose Chloephaga rubidiceps LC passage 2007 present A3
Spectacled Duck Speculanas specularis NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A4i
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT winter 2007 50-249 adults A1
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC resident 2007 present A3
Patagonian Canastero Pseudasthenes patagonica LC resident 2007 present A3
Rusty-backed Monjita Xolmis rubetra LC resident 2007 present A3
Lesser Shrike-tyrant Agriornis murinus LC resident 2007 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 11,250 protected area overlaps with site 11,250
Laguna Blanca Parque Nacional 8,213 protected area contained by site 8,213
Laguna Blanca Reserva Nacional 3,038 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022.