Laguna de los Pozuelos

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Laguna de los Pozuelos

  • Country: 
    Argentina
  • Site number: 
    555
  • Area: 
    16,224 ha
  • Designation date: 
    04-05-1992
  • Coordinates: 
    22°20'S 65°59'W
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Overview

Laguna de los Pozuelos. 04/05/92; Jujuy; 16,224 ha; 22°20'S 066°00'W. Biosphere Reserve; Natural Monument. A permanent lagoon of fluctuating salinity, surrounded by scrubby, semi-arid steppe, extensive marsh and rich grassland. One of the most important sites for waterbirds and Nearctic-breeding shorebirds in the Northern Andean region. Up to 26,000 flamingos use the site and one species nests here. Local people graze livestock. Ramsar site no. 555. Most recent RIS information: 1996.

Administrative region: 
Jujuy

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
    • Other global designation
  • National legal designation: 
    • Monumento Natural
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • Other international designation
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1996

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