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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
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 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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mar del Empordà. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2014

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