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Location Spain
Central coordinates 0o 34.00' West  37o 56.73' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 149,515 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2011

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Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus non-breeding  2007  121-540 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus winter  2007  1,813-5,189 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus breeding  2008  min 125 breeding pairs  B1ii, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii non-breeding  2008  283-2,121 individuals  A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6  Near Threatened 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii resident  2008  max 1,200 breeding pairs  A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6  Near Threatened 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii winter  2007  53-321 individuals  A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6  Near Threatened 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo non-breeding  2007  2,791-15,045 individuals  C6  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tabarca - Cabo de Palos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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