ES531IBI011 - Can Planes clay pit


Wetland data

Basic information
Wetland location: Inland
Wetland type: Artificial
Wetland area: 1.7 Ha
Hydrological interaction: -  
Water salinity: Fresh (< 0.5 g/l)
Type of fresh water input: Catchment area (precipitation)
Surface water runoff There is no obvious water outflow
Open water area (%): > 95
Hydroperiod: Temporary/Intermittent
Geographic information
Region: Balearic Islands
Island: Ibiza
Municipality: Santa Eulària des Riu
Longitude: 1.449722 East
Latitude: 38.964916 North
Biological significance
Biological significance: Medium
Ramsar wetland type
Type Coverage (%)
7 -- Excavations; gravel/brick/clay pits; borrow pits, mining pools > 95
Property status
Ecosystem services
Type of ecosystem service Ecosystem service Scale of Βenefit (%) Importance
Supporting services Provision of habitat
Activities on wetland
Activity Intensity
300 = Sand and gravel extraction High
Activities on catchment area
Activity Intensity
Impact Intensity
AS- = Loss of scenic value High
EW- = Increase in wilderness/wildlife values


Number of individuals


Gallinula chloropus (Linnaeus 1758) 1-10 Not nesting Manchado et al., 2017

Manchado, J., Méndez, X, Suárez, M. & Cardona, E. Recompte hivernal d'aus aquàtiques, limícoles i gavines a les Balears, gener 2017. AOB 2016, vol 31: 25-38. GOB. Palma.