Reserva Natural de La Angostura

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
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus VU passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Moreno's Ground-dove Metriopelia morenoi LC resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus VU resident 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A1
Steinbach's Canastero Pseudasthenes steinbachi LC passage 2001-2003 < 50 individuals A2

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)
La Angostura Reserva Natural Estricta 918 is identical to site 1,147

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Reserva Natural de La Angostura. Downloaded from on 03/03/2024.