Plains of Mareta-Hoya de la Yegua

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,337 ha


Site description (baseline)
An area of scrub, steppe-grassland and sea cliffs on the south-west tip of Lanzarote. Human activities include livestock-farming and residential use.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for Chlamydotis undulata and other steppic birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Plains of Mareta-Hoya de la Yegua. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.