The Granada coastline is more than 60 kms long with almost 40 km of beaches, coves, valleys and cliffs. Rocky areas with sheer drops to sea-level alternate with flat narrow stretches of coastline where beaches can be found. Rocky areas with sheer drops to sea-level alternate with narrow stretches of coastaline scattered with beaches. Other places offer a number possibilities as far as the fauna is concerned, providing shelter and food during the different seasons of the year, in addition to nesting places and migratory stops. Small islands such as Alborán and Las Chafarinas have cliffs similar to those along our coastlines which provide breeding grounds for seabirds. Seabirds along the cliffs, night birds in the valleys and even exotic birds of African origin in addition to birds from ornithological parks can be observed in different places along the Costa Tropical.