Canary current shelf 4

Country/territory: Morocco

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 1,440,650 ha

Protection status:

Groupe de Recherche pour la Protection des Oiseaux au Maroc

Site description
Boundaries identified based on GPS tracking data.

Key biodiversity
Marine area intensively used for foraging by the Cory’s shearwaters from the colonies located in Selvagem (Portugal, Madeira), Alegranza, La Palma and Veneguera (Spain, Canaries) during the chick-rearing and non-breeding periods.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Canary current shelf 4. Downloaded from on 27/11/2020.