IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,258 ha
Site description (baseline)
The site includes a 12-km-long sandbank, productive sandflats and an estuarine area. The main human activities include fisheries and tourism.
This is an important area for wintering waders.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Piedras marshes and Rompido sandbank. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1944 on 01/06/2023.