Tagomago island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus CR breeding 2007 25-75 breeding pairs A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, C1, C2
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii VU breeding 2001 14-85 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 2004 min 96 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tagomago Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 554 protected area contains site 0
Tagomago Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 554 protected area contains site 90


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tagomago island. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.