Cape Pinar

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A small rocky peninsula in northern Mallorca with limestone cliffs and a small range of hills. The dominant vegetation is Mediterranean scrub and Pinus woodland. Main human activities are military and tourism.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding coastal raptors, seabirds and species characteristic of Mediterranean scrub.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from uncontrolled fires. The IBA overlaps with Natural Area of Special Interest (La Victoria).

Protected areas
National None International High2,500 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Cap des Pinar, 2,500 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Pinar. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.