IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Puna Rhea Rhea tarapacensis NT resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus VU passage 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A1
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Laguna de los Pozuelos - Zona de amortiguamiento/Laguna de los Pozuelos - Zona núcleo UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 380,000 protected area contains site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Grupo de Conservación Flamencos Altoandinos (GCFA) 1996
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lagunillas. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.