Laguna de Ite IBA

Location:Peru
Area:3,361 acres (1,360 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BWk (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: cold arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas cyanoptera (Cinnamon Teal)A4i
Cinclodes taczanowskii (Peruvian Seaside Cinclodes)A2, A3
Fulica ardesiaca (Andean Coot)A4i
Gallinula chloropus (Common Moorhen)A4i
Larosterna inca (Inca Tern)A3
Larus belcheri (Belcher's Gull) 
Leucophaeus modestus (Grey Gull)A3, A4i
Leucophaeus pipixcan (Franklin's Gull)A4i
Pelecanus occidentalis (Brown Pelican) 
Plegadis ridgwayi (Puna Ibis)A4i
Podilymbus podiceps (Pied-billed Grebe) 
Spheniscus humboldti (Humboldt Penguin) 
Sternula lorata (Peruvian Tern)A1
Sula variegata (Peruvian Booby) 
Thalasseus elegans (Elegant Tern)A1, A4i

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