Parque Nacional da Lagoa do Peixe

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2021

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT non-breeding 2021 30 individuals B1a
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT non-breeding 2016 1,120 individuals B1a, B3a
Sanderling Calidris alba LC non-breeding 2012-2018 3,100 individuals B3a
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis NT non-breeding 2018 272 individuals B1a

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)
Parque Nacional Da Lagoa Do Peixe Parque 36,722 is identical to site 34,400
Lagoa do Peixe Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 34,400 protected area overlaps with site 34,400

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional da Lagoa do Peixe. Downloaded from on 30/11/2022.