Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

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Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

  • Country: 
    Argentina
  • Site number: 
    1459
  • Area: 
    353 ha
  • Designation date: 
    22-03-2005
  • Coordinates: 
    34°37'S 58°21'W
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Overview

Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur. 22/03/2005; Buenos Aires; 353 ha; 34°37'S 058°21'W. Declared a Natural Park and Ecological Reserve in 1986, the site is located in the east of Buenos Aires, the most populated city in Argentina. The site sustains a large population of Cygnus melancorphus swans and other waterfowl. In total, 250 species of birds, 9 of amphibians, 23 of reptiles, 10 of mammals and 50 of butterflies have been identified in the area. Plant varieties also include 245 species from 55 families. Most of these species are highly representative of the biological diversity occurring in the region. Ramsar site no. 1459. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Administrative region: 
Buenos Aires

  • National legal designation: 
    • Reserva Ecológica
    • Parque Natural y Zona de Reserva Ecológica
  • Last publication date: 
    22-03-2005

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