Parque Nacional El Leoncito

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
Puna Rhea Rhea tarapacensis NT resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1
Moreno's Ground-dove Metriopelia morenoi LC resident 2007 50-249 individuals A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2007 50-249 individuals A1
Steinbach's Canastero Pseudasthenes steinbachi LC resident 2007 250-999 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
El Leoncito Parque Nacional 89,706 protected area overlaps with site 74,000

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional El Leoncito. Downloaded from on 25/06/2022.