Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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2o 8.00' East 41o 16.00' North
A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6
0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment
Site description The site includes several small wetlands and lagoons close to Barcelona. Also included are sand-dunes covered by Pinus woodland, an area of shoreline and areas of cultivation.
Key Biodiversity This is an important area for breeding, wintering and passage seabirds and other waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (2-5 wintering individuals) and Larus audouinii (8 wintering individuals).
Alluvial and very wet forest; Native coniferous woodland
Rivers and streams; Standing brackish and salt water; Water fringe vegetation
Open Sea; Sea inlets and coastal features
Artificial - terrestrial
Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Ruderal land
Lagoons; Sand dunes & beaches
Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research
Protection statusNational Partial International Partial110 ha of IBA covered by Natural Reserve (El Remolar-Filipines, 110 ha). 177 ha of IBA covered by Natural Reserve (La Ricarda-Ca l'Arana, 177 ha). 573 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Delta del Llobregat, 573 ha).
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BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Llobregat delta. Downloaded from
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