Malpica island (River Tagus)

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B1i, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 325 ha


Site description (baseline)
A small island in the River Tajo dominated by Tamarix and Populus riverine forest.

Key biodiversity
This is a very important site for breeding herons.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Malpica island (River Tagus). Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.