Eo river estuary-Barayo beach-Ría de Foz

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 7,500 ha

Protection status:


Site description
This site includes intertidal mudflats and sandbanks, saltmarsh, cliffs, beaches and a marine section.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for wintering and passage wildfowl and waders and breeding seabirds. It is also one of the most important sites for waterbirds on the Cantabric coast.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eo river estuary-Barayo beach-Ría de Foz. Downloaded from on 28/01/2021.