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Year of compilation: 2000
A coastal site including some marine areas. It includes several small islands, cliffs, beaches, sand-dunes, littoral lagoons, estuaries and marshes. The main human activity is fishing.
This is an important site for breeding and passage seabirds and waders (Charadriiformes).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from fisheries, fires, tourism and illegal hunting.
None7 ha of IBA covered by Natural Site of National Interest (Cabo Vilán, 7 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Costa da Morte. Downloaded from
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