Paraje Natural Punta Entinas-Sabinar

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Paraje Natural Punta Entinas-Sabinar

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    1,948 ha
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    36°41'N 02°41'W
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Paraje Natural Punta Entinas-Sabinar. 27/01/06; Andalucía; 1,948 ha; 36°42'N 002°42'W. Nature Reserve, EU Directive Special Protection Area, Site of Community Importance, Protocol for Especially Protected Zones in the Mediterranean, Barcelona Convention. Located in the Almería Province, the site is part of a permanent endorrheic catchment that also contains coastal sand shores and dunes, as well as traditional salt extraction sites (now abandoned). This site is of great importance for waterfowl migrating between western Africa and northern Eurasia. The predominant land uses include intensive agriculture, the extraction of land substrates as building materials (now forbidden), and some sheep herding. The threats to the site include infrastructure works, agricultural run-off, and exotic vegetation. Ramsar site no. 1677. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

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    • Paraje Natural
    • Reserva Natural
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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