Costa da Morte

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B3, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 331,045 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A coastal site including some marine areas. It includes several small islands, cliffs, beaches, sand-dunes, littoral lagoons, estuaries and marshes. The main human activity is fishing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and passage seabirds and waders (Charadriiformes).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Costa da Morte. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.