IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 229 ha
Site description (baseline)
An alluvial plain with artificial salt and freshwater lagoons, a sand beach, reedbeds (Phragmites) and Tamarix scrub. Inland the site is mainly covered by irrigated crops and riverine forest.
This is an important passage site for seabirds and other waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mouth of the river Guadalhorce. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1872 on 30/05/2023.