ES262
River Piedras marshes and Rompido sandbank


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,120 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
The site includes a 12-km-long sandbank, productive sandflats and an estuarine area. The main human activities include fisheries and tourism.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for wintering waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Piedras marshes and Rompido sandbank. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/02/2020.