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Location Spain
Central coordinates 9o 5.32' West  42o 18.10' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, C1, C2, C3
Area 226,363 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2011


Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus winter  2006  537-3,623 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
Larus michahellis winter  2005  4,348-15,484 individuals  B1i  Not Recognised 
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini passage  2006  min 6,000 individuals  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Entorno marino de las rías Baixas. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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