Salobrar de Campos Lagoons-Sa Vall

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A plain, at Mallorca's southern tip, occupied by two small natural lagoons and some larger saltpans surrounded by Mediterranean scrub. There are also sand-dunes and some small islets. The main human activities are agriculture, hunting and salt production.

Key biodiversity
This is an important wetland for breeding and wintering waterbirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from illegal hunting, tourism, particularly off-road driving, and new urban development. The IBA overlaps with Natural Area of Special Interest (Es Trenc-Salobrar de Campos).

Protected areas
National None International Partial900 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Lagunas del Salobrar de Campos-Playa d'es Trenc, 900 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Salobrar de Campos Lagoons-Sa Vall. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.