IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2004)
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Area: 4 ha
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A promontory in the L-Ahrax area, where there is a 200 m stretch of sea cliffs (25 m high) at the base of which there is a lot of rock debris.
The cliffs support one of the largest colonies of Puffinus yelkouan in the species's range. Notable numbers of Calandrella brachydactyla and Sylvia conspicillata (locally decreasing) breed along the cliff-tops.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rdum Tal-Madonna. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.