ES026
Santander Bay


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, C1, C2 (2011)
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Area: 3,300 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high favourable low
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Site description
A coastal bay with sandbanks and a small island. The site includes a port. Human activities include fishing and tourism.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for migrant waterbirds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santander Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2019.