Laguna de los Pozuelos

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Laguna de los Pozuelos

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    16,224 ha
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    22°19'S 65°58'W
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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.

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    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
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    • Monumento Natural - Laguna de los Pozuelos
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