The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala||EN||resident||2009||2-9 breeding pairs||A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2|
|White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala||EN||winter||2009||max 1 individuals||A1, C1|
|Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris||NT||resident||2009||1-5 breeding pairs||A1, B2, C1, C2|
|Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris||NT||winter||2009||max 1 individuals||C2|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Espacio marino de Tabarca||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||14,262||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Espacio marino de Tabarca||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||14,262||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Els Bassars-Clot de Galvany||Zonas Húmedas||178||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Clot de Galvany||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||268||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Clot de Galvany||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||268||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Clot de Galvany||Paraje Natural Municipal||366||protected area overlaps with site||0|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Clot de Galvany. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/clot-de-galvany-iba-spain on 25/09/2023.