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Location Spain, Baleares
Central coordinates 1o 22.00' East  39o 5.00' North
IBA criteria A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Area 1,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 368m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description Limestone cliffs and small islets along Ibiza's north-western coast. The dominant vegetation if Pinus halepensis woodland. The main human activities are hunting and tourism.

Key Biodiversity This is an important site for breeding seabirds and Falco eleonorae.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus breeding  1991  26-75 breeding pairs  poor  B1ii, C2, C6  Least Concern 
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis resident  1991  13-45 breeding pairs  poor  C2  Least Concern 
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae breeding  1994  50 breeding pairs  good  A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Falco peregrinus resident  1992  6 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Marmora's Warbler Sylvia sarda resident  1996  150 breeding pairs  poor  B3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Amunts d'Eivissa Natural Area of National Interest 12,337 unknown 1,000  
Area marina de Ses Margalides - ES5310106 Habitats Directive 99 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Costa dels Amunts - ES0000241 Birds Directive 695 protected area contained by site 695  
Es Amunts d'Eivissa - ES5310105 Habitats Directive 1,464 protected area overlaps with site 351  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  -
Shrubland   -
Coastline Rock stacks and islets; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  26%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cala Salada - Illa d'en Calders. Downloaded from on 04/05/2015

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