Year of compilation: 2000
An area of plains in the Tajo valley dominated by grassland and cereal cultivation with areas of dehesa.
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.
Partial9,780 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Llanuras de Oropesa, Lagartera y Calera y Chozas, 14,948 ha).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oropesa plains. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.