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Location Spain, Baleares
Central coordinates 1o 14.00' East  38o 52.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 100 ha
Altitude 0 - 381m
Year of IBA assessment 2007


Site description Two rocky, limestone islets close to the south-western coast of Ibiza.

Key Biodiversity This is an important site for breeding seabirds and coastal raptors. Puffinus yelkouan probably no longer breeds. Larus audouinii is an occasional breeder. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (25 resident pairs).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus breeding  1991  26-75 breeding pairs  medium  A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae breeding  1993  76 breeding pairs  good  A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Islas Vedra y Vedranell Specially Protected Area 100 unknown 100  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Rock stacks and islets; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 100%

Protection status National None International High100 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Islas de Vedrá y Vedranell, 100 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Islets Vedrá and Vedranell. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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