ES316
Tramuntana mountains


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 54,953 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
The site lies on the north-west coast of Mallorca, with high cliffs, islets, and inland mountains. Quercus and Pinus woodlands and maquis dominate. The site is extensively grazed by sheep and goats.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for seabirds, raptors and passerines. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (20-30 resident pairs).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tramuntana mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2017.