Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Coastal Miner Geositta peruviana LC resident 2003 present A2
Thick-billed Miner Geositta crassirostris LC resident 2003 present A2
Cactus Canastero Pseudasthenes cactorum LC resident 2003 present A2

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
de Lachay Reserva Nacional 5,070 protected area overlaps with site 5,070


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Desert Desert, Semidesert -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.