Famara crag This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6, C7 (2011)
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Area: 1,391 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high favourable not assessed
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Site description
High sea cliffs on Lanzarote with accumulations of landslide and erosion debris at the base of many sectors. The cliffs support drought-resistant vegetation. Human activities include fishing and tourism, and there is a designated military zone.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding seabirds and raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Famara crag. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022.