Parque Nacional Sajama

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 2003 present A1
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT resident 2003 present A1
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi NT resident 2003 present A1
Horned Coot Fulica cornuta NT resident 2003 present A1
Diademed Plover Phegornis mitchellii NT resident 2003 present A1
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2003 present A1
Giant Conebill Conirostrum binghami NT resident 2003 present 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.

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)
Sajama Parque Nacional 94,940 protected area overlaps with site 107,852


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Puna -
Forest Polylepis woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Fens transition mires & springs -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Sajama. Downloaded from on 26/06/2022.