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Sandy plain of Corralejo


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 2,695 ha

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high favourable low
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Site description
Inland sand-dunes and sand beaches on the north-east coast of Fuerteventura. Human activities include sport boating.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding steppic species and wintering and migrating waders. The area also supports breeding Calonectris diomedea and Charadrius alexandrinus.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sandy plain of Corralejo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2022.