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La Mola of Formentera


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 460 breeding pairs A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Balearic Warbler Sylvia balearica LC resident 2009 min 900 breeding pairs B3, C2

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
La Mola Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,181 protected area overlaps with site 1,065
La Mola Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,181 protected area overlaps with site 0
Espacio marino de Formentera y del sur de Ibiza Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 46,420 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Àrea marina Platja de Tramuntana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,408 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Àrea marina Platja de Migjorn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,010 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Mola of Formentera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.