Humedales de Chimbote

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

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 resident 2003 present A1
Andean Coot Fulica ardesiaca LC resident 2003 present A4i
Markham's Storm-petrel Hydrobates markhami NT resident 2003 present A3, A4ii
Puna Ibis Plegadis ridgwayi LC resident 2003 present A4i
Peruvian Pelican Pelecanus thagus NT resident 2003 present A3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Riparian scrub/thickets -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation, Freshwater lakes and pools -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Humedales de Chimbote. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.