Tarancón-Ocaña-Corral de Almaguer

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
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2010 417-617 individuals A1, C1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 2009 min 1,947 individuals A1, C1, C2, C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 2010 1,280-1,880 individuals A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC resident 2010 4 breeding pairs 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)
Yesares del valle del Tajo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 28,033 protected area overlaps with site 6,077
Área esteparia de La Mancha norte Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 107,246 protected area overlaps with site 43,866


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarancón-Ocaña-Corral de Almaguer. Downloaded from on 19/06/2021.