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

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2016 favourable very high not assessed
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Famara crag. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.