Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay

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
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: 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)
Lachay National Reserve 5,070 is identical to site 5,070


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Desert Desert, Semidesert -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay. Downloaded from on 27/06/2019.