Oropesa plains

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of plains in the Tajo valley dominated by grassland and cereal cultivation with areas of dehesa.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for steppic birds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from agricultural intensification, particularly in association with irrigation.

Protected areas
National None International Partial9,780 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Llanuras de Oropesa, Lagartera y Calera y Chozas, 14,948 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oropesa plains. Downloaded from on 30/05/2020.