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Bahía Lomas


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
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica LC winter 2008 4,500-10,500 individuals A4i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT winter 2008 13,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2008 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

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 high near 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
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Energy production and mining oil and gas drilling likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Pollution industrial & military effluents - oil spills likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Grassland 13000 13000 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Marine Intertidal 14000 14000 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bahía Lomas Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 58,946 protected area overlaps with site 58,946

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Grassland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bahía Lomas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.