AR250
Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo


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 250-999 individuals A1
Spectacled Duck Speculanas specularis NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A3, A4i
Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi CR breeding 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2007 50-249 individuals A1
Magellanic Plover Pluvianellus socialis NT passage 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2007 < 50 individuals A1
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 250-999 individuals A3
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus LC resident 2007 present A3
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis LC resident 2007 present A3
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda LC resident 2007 present A3
White-browed Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albilora LC resident 2007 present A3
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola capistratus LC resident 2007 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC breeding 2007 250-999 individuals A2, A3
Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni LC resident 2007 present A3
White-bridled Finch Melanodera melanodera LC resident 2007 < 50 individuals A2, 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)
Tucu-Tucu Reserva Provincial 182,017 protected area is adjacent to site 0
San Lorenzo Reserva Provincial 29,414 protected area is adjacent to site 0
San Lorenzo Provincial Reserve 24,000 protected area contained by site 24,000
Perito Moreno Parque Nacional 95,173 protected area overlaps with site 0
Perito Moreno Reserva Nacional 31,947 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Rincón Reserva Natural Silvestre 15,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local conservation groups

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

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2022.