Tembleque-La Guardia plains

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A cultivated area with seasonal saline lagoons.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding steppic species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from illegal hunting.

Protected areas
National None International Partial48,900 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (área Esteparia de la Mancha Norte, 97,973 ha). 1,156 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Humedales de la Mancha, 11,520 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tembleque-La Guardia plains. Downloaded from on 04/06/2020.