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Puerto Peña reservoir-Valdecaballeros


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 1,835 individuals B1i, C2
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2005 min 400 individuals A1, C1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 2011 max 38 individuals B1i, C2
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2009 10-12 breeding pairs B1i, C2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 2008 min 89 breeding pairs C2, C6
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti VU resident 2011 1-2 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 2009 20-30 breeding pairs B2, C2

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tunel de Cañamero Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6 protected area contained by site 2
Sierra de Villares - Balbueno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 501 protected area contained by site 1,342
Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 47,537 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sierra de Escorial Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 663 protected area overlaps with site 120
Río Ruecas Alto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 878 protected area overlaps with site 69
Río Guadalupejo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 548 protected area overlaps with site 103
Río Guadalemar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 373 protected area overlaps with site 21
Puerto Peña - los Golondrinos Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,421 protected area overlaps with site 6,713
La Serena y Sierras Periféricas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 24,135 protected area is adjacent to site 0
La Serena Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 148,159 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Embalse de Orellana y Sierra de Pela Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,410 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Puerto Peña reservoir-Valdecaballeros. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2019.