Isle of Conejera and islets of Bledes and Espartar (Ibiza)

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A group of islets to the west of Ibiza. The largest island, Conejera, has cliffs and is dominated by Juniperus scrub. There are no permanent inhabitants but there are many visitors during the summer. The rest of the islets are rocky with sparse scrub cover.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding seabirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from disturbance of Larus audouinii by rabbit hunters, military activities and tourists, hunting, and the collection of Puffinus yelkouan chicks for food. Larus cachinnans colonies are culled annually. The IBA overlaps with a Natural Area of Special Interest (Isoltes de Ibiza y Formentera).

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isle of Conejera and islets of Bledes and Espartar (Ibiza). Downloaded from on 31/07/2021.