Cape Busto-Luanco

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 49,465 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A rocky stretch of coast with cliffs and scattered islets close to the shore, and estuaries with mudflats.

Key biodiversity
This is an important passage and wintering area for waders and breeding site for seabirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Busto-Luanco. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.