Canary current shelf 1


Country/territory: Morocco

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii (2016)
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Area: 389,466 ha

Groupe de Recherche pour la Protection des Oiseaux au Maroc

Site summary
This marine IBA is intensively used for foraging by the Cory’s shearwaters from the colonies located in Selvagem (Portugal, Madeira) and Alegranza (Spain, Canaries) during the chick-rearing period.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Canary current shelf 1. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2022.