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Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo


IBA Justification

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 resident 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A1
Spectacled Duck Speculanas specularis NT resident 2001-2004 50-249 individuals A1, A3, A4i
Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi CR breeding 2001-2004 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Magellanic Plover Pluvianellus socialis VU passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii LC resident 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A3
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC resident 2001-2003 present A2, A3
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
White-browed Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albilora LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola capistratus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC breeding 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A2, A3
Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
White-bridled Finch Melanodera melanodera LC resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA 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 listed 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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/parque-nacional-perito-moreno-y-reserva-provincial-san-lorenzo-iba-argentina on 27/02/2024.