Río Tambo y Lagunas de Mejía IBA

Location:Peru
Area:14,938 acres (6,045 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A2, A3, A4iii
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BWh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: hot arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Charadrius alticola (Puna Plover) 
Cinclodes taczanowskii (Peruvian Seaside Cinclodes)A2, A3
Creagrus furcatus (Swallow-tailed Gull) 
Fulica gigantea (Giant Coot) 
Larosterna inca (Inca Tern)A1, A3
Laterallus jamaicensis (Black Rail)A1
Lessonia oreas (Andean Negrito) 
Leucophaeus modestus (Grey Gull)A3
Oceanodroma hornbyi (Hornby's Storm Petrel) 
Oceanodroma markhami (Markham's Storm-Petrel) 
Pelecanoides garnotii (Peruvian Diving Petrel) 
Pelecanus thagus (Peruvian Pelican) 
Phalacrocorax gaimardi (red-legged cormorant)A1
Phoenicoparrus jamesi (Puna flamingo) 
Plegadis ridgwayi (Puna Ibis) 
Recurvirostra andina (Andean Avocet) 
Sternula lorata (Peruvian Tern)A1
Sula variegata (Peruvian Booby) 
Xenospingus concolor (Slender-billed Finch)A1, A2, A3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263