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Two wetlands in northern Mallorca. The Albufera has a large coastal lagoon connected to the sea but also areas of standing freshwater. There are extensive areas of marsh vegetation dominated by Phragmites, Scirpus and Cladium. There are also abandoned saltpans and sand-dunes with Mediterranean scrub and Pinus forest. The Albufereta has open water and also areas of reedbed (Phragmites) and Tamarix scrub.
This is a very important site for breeding, passage and wintering waterbirds, raptors and passerines190 bird species have been recorded. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Albufera de Mallorca and Albufereta de Pollença marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2021.