ES351
Coast between Arinaga and Castillo del Romeral


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 1,100 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high favourable medium
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Site description
A stretch of coast comprising mudflats and sandflats, sand and shingle-beaches, rock stacks and brackish standing water. High levels of industrial activity occur adjacent to the northern tip of the site.

Key biodiversity
The most important area on Gran Canaria for wintering and migrating birds, especially herons and waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coast between Arinaga and Castillo del Romeral. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/07/2020.