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Location Spain
Central coordinates 3o 16.37' East  42o 9.91' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2
Area 98,174 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  2007  67-467 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus non-breeding  2007  143-5,140 individuals  A1, A4ii, B1ii, C1, C2  Critically Endangered 
Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan winter  2007  602-4,389 individuals  A4ii, B1ii, C2  Vulnerable 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mar del Empordà. Downloaded from on 07/10/2015

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