Tramuntana mountains

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 58,275 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tramuntana mountains. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.