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Location Spain
Central coordinates 3o 56.04' East  40o 8.46' North
IBA criteria A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Area 162,704 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 breeding  2007    Critically Endangered 
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea non-breeding  2007  616-2,222 individuals  A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea breeding  1991    Least Concern 
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis resident  2006    Least Concern 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii breeding  2008    Near Threatened 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Aguas del Norte y Oeste de Menorca. Downloaded from on 23/04/2014

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