ES325
North and east coasts of Minorca and island of Aire This is an IBA in danger! 


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 17,900 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high very unfavourable low
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Site description
The site includes limestone, the Es Grao marshes and a coastal lagoon. The vegetation is mainly garrigue and maquis with Quercus ilex and Pinus halepensis forest.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for seabirds and coastal raptors.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North and east coasts of Minorca and island of Aire. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2017.