Tina Menor-Sarnosa island-Oyambre

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A section of coastline on the Cantabric Sea, with cliffs, estuaries and sand-dune systems. Human activities include agriculture and fisheries.

Key biodiversity
This is a nationally important site for breeding seabirds and passage and wintering ducks and waders.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from disturbance from fishing and tourists.

Protected areas
National High International None5,758 ha of IBA covered by Natural Park (Oyambre, 5,758 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tina Menor-Sarnosa island-Oyambre. Downloaded from on 26/10/2021.