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|
|Rhea pennata||NR||breeding||2001-2003||< 50 adults||A1|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Paso de los Indios. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/paso-de-los-indios-iba-argentina on 07/12/2023.