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West of Wied ix-Xaqqa to Wied Maqbyl Cliffs Important Bird Area

The West of Wied ix-Xaqqa to Wied Maqbul Cliffs Important Bird Area comprises a 21 ha linear strip of cliffed coastline at Birżebbuġa, on the south-eastern coast of the main island of Malta, in the Maltese archipelago of the Mediterranean Sea. Its steep and rugged cliffs rise from sea level to a height of over 50 m. It was identified as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by BirdLife International because it supports 1000–1500 breeding pairs of Cory's shearwaters and 100–150 pairs of yelkouan shearwaters.
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