Isla Mocha National Reserve

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Isla Mocha National Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Location  Chile
Coordinates 38°22′S 73°55′W / 38.367°S 73.917°W / -38.367; -73.917Coordinates: 38°22′S 73°55′W / 38.367°S 73.917°W / -38.367; -73.917
Area 23.69 km² [1]
Established 1988
Governing body Corporación Nacional Forestal
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Isla Mocha National Reserve is a national reserve of Chile.[2] It occupies the central portion of Mocha Island.

The reserve provides habitat for the pudú and for a variety of birds, including the pink-footed shearwater. Typical vegetation includes Olivillo, Chilean Myrtle, Valdivia's Patagua, Chilean Laurel, Tepa and Winter's Bark.[1]

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