An area of plains and low hills with extensive cereal cultivation and small patches of scrub.
An important site for steppic species and for foraging and dispersing raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (non-breeding) and Aquila adalberti (non-breeding).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats include illegal house construction and urban infrastructure developments. A management plan for the SPA, produced by SEO, has yet to be applied by the regional government.
National None International Partial33,200 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Estepas cerealistas de los ríos Jarama y Henares, 33,520 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Talamanca-Camarma. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2021.