Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados y Estancia El Cuadro

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
Rhea pennata NR breeding 2007 50-249 individuals A1
Patagonian Tinamou Tinamotis ingoufi LC resident 2007 present A3
Ruddy-headed Goose Chloephaga rubidiceps LC passage 2007 < 50 individuals A3
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2007 50-249 individuals A1
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC breeding 2007 250-999 individuals A3
Patagonian Canastero Pseudasthenes patagonica LC resident 2007 present A3
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola capistratus LC resident 2007 present A3
Rusty-backed Monjita Xolmis rubetra LC resident 2007 present A3
Lesser Shrike-tyrant Agriornis murinus LC resident 2007 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC passage 2007 50-249 individuals A3
Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni LC resident 2007 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bosques Petrificados Nature Monument 15,000 protected area contains site 13,700

Local conservation groups

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

Name Year formed
Club Observadores de Aves (COAS) Patagonia Sur - Río Gallegos 2007
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados y Estancia El Cuadro. Downloaded from on 23/02/2020.