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Site description (2000 baseline)
An estuary between Cape Ortegal and the Estaca de Bares. It includes marine areas, wide intertidal mudflats, a belt of halophytic vegetation, and some islets.
This is an important site for breeding seabirds and passage and wintering waders.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Candelaria-Ortigueira estuary-Cape Estaca de Bares. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/cape-candelaria-ortigueira-estuary-cape-estaca-de-bares-iba-spain on 04/12/2023.