Santa Pola salt-pans

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 2,539 ha


Site description
An area of saltpans surrounded by artificial freshwater and brackish ponds with dense plant cover.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santa Pola salt-pans. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.