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Monumento Natural Salar de Surire


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus VU unknown 2008 400 individuals A1, A4i
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi NT unknown 2008 2,000 individuals A1, A4i

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 medium favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) 17428 17428 - good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Salar de Surire Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 15,858 protected area overlaps with site 11,298
Salar De Surire Monumento Natural 11,298 protected area overlaps with site 11,298
Las Vicunas Reserva Nacional 209,131 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Monumento Natural Salar de Surire. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.