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Layna high moors


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis LC resident 2009 3-6 breeding pairs C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU non-breeding 2009 20-60 individuals A1, C1
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti NT resident 2007 min 251 males A1, B2, C1, C2, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sabinares Del Jalón Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19,052 protected area overlaps with site 0
Páramo de Layna - ZEPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,526 protected area contained by site 2,100
Páramo De Layna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,253 protected area contained by site 1,638
Parameras de Maranchón; hoz del Mesa y Aragoncillo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 46,301 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parameras de Maranchón; hoz del Mesa y Aragoncillo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 49,442 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Layna high moors. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.