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Manglares de San Pedro de Vice

Site Facts

Country, State, Province/Region:

Peru, Sechura - Piura

Relative Location:

On the northern coast of Peru, in the Municipality of Vice

Latitude/Longitude:

5° 30’ 37’’ S, 80° 52’ 55’’ W

Category:

Regional

Basis for Designation:

More than 1% of the population for Sanderling (Calidris alba).

Size:

3,013 hectares (7,445 acres)

Joined:

Feb 2010

Site Owner/Steward:

A state owned, Municipal Conservation Area, managed by the District Municipality of Vice.

Site Partners:

 

Human Population within 100 km:

 12915

Contact:

Armando Bancayan Amaya
Alcalde
Municipalidad Distrital de Vice
munivice@hotmail.com
 


 

About Us

The 3,013-hectare (7,300-acre) Manglares [Mangroves] de San Pedro de Vice is located on the northern coast of Peru, in the Municipality of Vice. The mayor of Vice and the Neotropical Wetland Training Center of Peru nominated the mangroves as a Site of Regional Importance, with the support of the federal Ministry of Environment and the regional Government of Piura. The site supports more than 1% of the world population of Sanderling, (Calidris alba) as well as 23 other shorebird species, including American Oystercatcher, (Haematopus palliates), American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica), Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus), Wilson’s Plover (Ch. wilsonia), Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica), Whimbrel, (Numenius phaeopus), Red Knot (Calidris canutus), Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri), and Semipalmated Sandpiper (C. pusilla). The Manglares de San Pedro de Vice is also a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.

 

Ecology & Conservation

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Special Information

 

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Contact

 

Armando Bancayan Amaya
Alcalde
Municipalidad Distrital de Vice
munivice@hotmail.com