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


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
Rhea pennata NR breeding 2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Patagonian Tinamou Tinamotis ingoufi LC resident 2001-2003 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 2001-2003 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 2001-2003 present A3
Austral Parakeet Enicognathus ferrugineus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Black-throated Huet-huet Pteroptochos tarnii LC resident 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC breeding 2001-2003 250-999 individuals A2, A3
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
White-browed Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola albilora LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola capistratus LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC breeding 2001-2003 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni LC resident 2001-2003 present A3
White-bridled Finch Melanodera melanodera LC resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2, A3

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


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA 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 Parque Nacional 538,550 protected area overlaps with site 539,300
Los Glaciares Reserva Nacional 188,377 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local Conservation Groups

The Local Conservation Groups listed 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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita). Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/parque-nacional-los-glaciares-y-adyacencias-(estancias-el-sosiego-la-soledad-y-anita)-iba-argentina on 24/02/2024.