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Year of compilation: 2000
An island close to Mallorca's western tip, with very high limestone cliffs, dominated by Mediterranean scrub.
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.
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).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dragonera Island-La Trapa. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2023.