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Location Spain, Baleares
Central coordinates 2o 45.00' East  39o 30.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, B2, B3, C2, C6
Area 900 ha
Altitude 0 - 102m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description Limestone cliffs and a scrub-covered plain along the southern coast of Mallorca.

Key Biodiversity This is an important site for breeding seabirds, cliff-nesting species and species characteristic of coastal scrub.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis resident  1991  74-200 breeding pairs  medium  B1i, B3, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Burhinus oedicnemus resident  1993  220 breeding pairs  poor  B2  Not Recognised 
Marmora's Warbler Sylvia sarda resident  1993  140 breeding pairs  B3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  20%
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  50%
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  20%
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
hunting 80%
military 5%

Protection status National None International Partial150 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Acantilados de Cap Blanc y Cap Enderrocat, 150 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Coastal cliffs between Cape Enderrocat and Cala Pí. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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