IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2011)
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Area: 36,120 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2016||very high||very unfavourable||high|
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Site description (baseline)
A freshwater coastal lagoon with abundant emergent vegetation and several islands, and a coastal Pinus woodland. The area also includes 14,000 ha of rice cultivation.
This is a very important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Albufera de Valencia marshes. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1823 on 10/06/2023.