La Mola of Formentera

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 1,102 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A peninsula in eastern Formentera with high coastal cliffs. The main human activities are arable agriculture and hunting.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding seabirds, particularly Puffinus yelkouan, and cliff-nesting raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (10 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: La Mola of Formentera. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.