Dragonera Island-La Trapa

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An island close to Mallorca's western tip, with very high limestone cliffs, dominated by Mediterranean scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding seabirds, Falco eleonorae and migrant passerines.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from increased tourism, disturbance to Larus audouinii and occasional poaching of F. eleonorae. Larus cachinnans is culled annually.

Protected areas
National Partial International Partial290 ha of IBA covered by Natural Park (Isla Dragonera, 290 ha). 975 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Isla Dragonera-La Trapa, 975 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dragonera Island-La Trapa. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.