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Rosarito and Navalcán reservoirs-La Iglesuela (Tietar valley)


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
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2007 min 11,176 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC non-breeding 1996 41-100 individuals B1i, C2, C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2009 7 breeding pairs B1i, C2, C6
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC resident 2003 110-222 breeding pairs B1i, C3
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT resident 2003 1-10 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti VU resident 2009 4-5 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT resident 2003 13-130 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2003 11-110 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata NT resident 2003 121-1,210 breeding pairs A1, C1

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (agricultural use) happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - sewage happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Grus grus Common Crane 5244 10000 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle del Tiétar y embalses de Rosarito y Navalcán Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 68,564 protected area contained by site 51,811
Valle del Tiétar - ZEPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 64,341 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Valle Del Tiétar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 63,308 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sotos del Río Guadyerbas y Arenales del Baldío de Velada Reserva Fluvial 1,666 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sierra de San Vicente y valles del Tiétar y Alberche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 117,539 protected area overlaps with site 62,196
Río y Pinares del Tietar Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,717 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Río Tietar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,321 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Llanuras de Oropesa; Lagartera y Calera y Chozas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,798 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Llanuras de Oropesa; Lagartera y Calera y Chozas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,798 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rosarito and Navalcán reservoirs-La Iglesuela (Tietar valley). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.