Caldenal del Sudoeste de Buenos Aires

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Greater Rhea Rhea americana NT resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT resident 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A1
Magellanic Plover Pluvianellus socialis NT passage 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Pampas Meadowlark Leistes defilippii VU breeding 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata EN breeding 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Caldenal del Sudoeste de Buenos Aires. Downloaded from on 21/09/2023.