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Location Spain
Central coordinates 0o 49.93' East  40o 22.22' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 973,635 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2011


Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Calonectris diomedea non-breeding  2007  2,235-4,948 individuals  B1ii, C2, C6  Not Recognised 
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus non-breeding  2007  7,121-13,889 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus winter  2007  9,757-29,181 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus non-breeding  2007  3,471-6,932 individuals  B1ii, C2  Least Concern 
Larus michahellis non-breeding  2007  11,310-22,341 individuals  B1i  Not Recognised 
Larus michahellis winter  2007  7,814-15,380 individuals  B1i  Not Recognised 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii non-breeding  2007  6,904-13,562 individuals  A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii winter  2007  278-645 individuals  A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus winter  2007  18,617-30,384 individuals  A4i, B1i, C2  Least Concern 
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis non-breeding  2007  685-6,528 individuals  A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo non-breeding  2007  2,791-15,045 individuals  B1i, C2, C6  Least Concern 

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