AR254
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita)


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
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata LC breeding 2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Patagonian Tinamou Tinamotis ingoufi LC resident 2007 present A3
Spectacled Duck Speculanas specularis NT resident 2007 250-999 individuals A1, A3, A4i
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT resident 2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Chilean Pigeon Patagioenas araucana LC resident 2007 present A2, A3
Austral Rail Rallus antarcticus VU resident 2007 10-43 individuals A1
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU breeding 2007 250-999 individuals A1
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus LC resident 2007 present A3
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus LC resident 2007 present A3
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii LC resident 2007 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus LC resident 2007 present A3
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC breeding 2007 250-999 individuals A2, A3
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis LC resident 2007 present A3
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda LC resident 2007 present A3
White-browed Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albilora LC resident 2007 present A3
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola capistratus LC resident 2007 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC breeding 2007 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni LC resident 2007 present A3
White-bridled Finch Melanodera melanodera LC resident 2007 < 50 individuals A2, 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Península de Magallanes Parque y Reserva Provincial 45,788 protected area overlaps with site 0
Los Glaciares National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 445,900 protected area overlaps with site 622,342
Los Glaciares Reserva Nacional 188,377 protected area overlaps with site 0
Los Glaciares Parque Nacional 538,550 protected area overlaps with site 539,300

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2022.