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Coastal cliffs between isles of Malgrats and Cala Figuera


IBA Justification

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
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus CR resident 2007 150 breeding pairs A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, C1, C2
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC resident 2008 11-50 breeding pairs B3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Espacio marino del poniente de Mallorca Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 46,929 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cap de cala Figuera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 793 protected area overlaps with site 351
Cap de cala Figuera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 793 protected area overlaps with site 0
Àrea marina Cap de cala Figuera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 129 protected area overlaps with site 8

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
military -
tourism/recreation -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Coastal cliffs between isles of Malgrats and Cala Figuera. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/coastal-cliffs-between-isles-of-malgrats-and-cala-figuera-iba-spain on 27/02/2024.