Year of compilation: 2000
A mainly cultivated plain with patches of grassland and Quercus
This is an important site for breeding steppic species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni
(39 breeding pairs).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A number of problems threaten this site including irrigation of crops, illegal hunting, river canalization, afforestation and over-exploitation of groundwater.
Partial40,046 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (área Esteparia de la Mancha Norte, 97,973 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarancón-Ocaña-Corral de Almaguer. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2021.