|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
|2008||not assessed||very high||low|
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A small, scrub-covered island and six more islets 1 km off Cape Estartit, on the Costa Brava. The islands are uninhabited. The main activity is tourism.
This is an important site for breeding seabirds and for a heron colony. The site has one of the largest Larus cachinnans colonies in the Mediterranean
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Medas islands. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/medas-islands-iba-spain on 03/10/2023.