Sandy plain of Corralejo

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 2,695 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 favourable very high low
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Site description (2000 baseline)
Inland sand-dunes and sand beaches on the north-east coast of Fuerteventura. Human activities include sport boating.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding steppic species and wintering and migrating waders. The area also supports breeding Calonectris diomedea and Charadrius alexandrinus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sandy plain of Corralejo. Downloaded from on 23/02/2024.