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El Mojón


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Band-rumped Storm-petrel Hydrobates castro LC breeding 2001-2009 4-130 breeding pairs B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis LC breeding 2009 312-4,407 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis LC breeding 2009 1-9 breeding pairs B2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Timanfaya Parque Nacional 5,107 protected area overlaps with site 35
Parque Nacional de Timanfaya Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,181 protected area overlaps with site 42
Parque Nacional de Timanfaya Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,181 protected area overlaps with site 0
Los Volcanes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,986 protected area overlaps with site 17
Los Volcanes Parque Natural 9,986 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Geria Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,305 protected area overlaps with site 17
Espacio marino de La Bocayna Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 83,413 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Semidesert -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Mojón. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2021.