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The site comprises a coastal lagoon and some islets on the eastern coast of the island of Djerba, in the southern part of the tidal Gulf of Gabès. The vegetation of site is a mixture of sand-loving species such as Ammophila arenaria, Eryngium maritimum and Euphorbia paralias and halophytes including Arthrocnemum, Salicornia and Atriplex species.
See Box for key species. See under Kneiss (site TN032) for the ornithological importance of the Gulf of Gabès; many of the species mentioned there occur at Bordj Kastil. It is an important site for wintering waterbirds including Platalea leucorodia, Larus cachinnans, Sterna caspia and numerous waders. Larus cachinnans, Sterna hirundo and S. albifrons breed.
Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Côtes de l'Île de Djerba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.