Coastal cliffs between isles of Malgrats and Cala Figuera

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Limestone cliffs and several rocky islets in south-eastern Mallorca.

Key biodiversity
An important area for breeding seabirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (resident).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Disturbance from anglers has caused the abandonment of a Larus audouinii colony. Rats are a major threat to the breeding seabirds. L. cachinnans is culled annually. The IBA overlaps with Natural Area of Special Interest (Cap de Cala Figuera).

Protected areas
National None International Partial100 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Islas Malgrats, Isla del Toro y Cap de Cala Figuera, 100 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal cliffs between isles of Malgrats and Cala Figuera. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.