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Aguas del Sureste de Menorca


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus CR breeding 2007 present A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii VU breeding 2006 present A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Illa de l'Aire Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 31 protected area overlaps with site 0
Illa de l'Aire Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 31 protected area overlaps with site 0
Espacio marino del sureste de Menorca Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,558 protected area contained by site 0
De s'Albufera a la Mola Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,025 protected area is adjacent to site 0
De s'Albufera a la Mola Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,025 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Canal de Menorca Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 335,354 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Caleta de Binillautí Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 161 protected area overlaps with site 0
Àrea marina Punta Prima - Illa de l'Aire Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,353 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Aguas del Sureste de Menorca. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/aguas-del-sureste-de-menorca-iba-spain on 24/02/2024.