El Mojón

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 60 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Sea cliffs and lava-fields (`malpaís') in the west of Lanzarote that support semi-desertic vegetation. There is no relevant human activity, other than some fishing.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding seabirds and some steppic species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Mojón. Downloaded from on 14/04/2021.