El Zurdo

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
Rhea pennata NR resident 2001-2003 10-100 individuals A1
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Austral Rail Rallus antarcticus VU resident 2007 2-34 individuals A1
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC breeding 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2
White-bridled Finch Melanodera melanodera LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2

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

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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Zurdo. Downloaded from on 02/02/2023.