Llobregat delta

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,770 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed negligible
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Site description
The site includes several small wetlands and lagoons close to Barcelona. Also included are sand-dunes covered by Pinus woodland, an area of shoreline and areas of cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding, wintering and passage seabirds and other waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (2-5 wintering individuals) and Larus audouinii (8 wintering individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Llobregat delta. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.