Olivenza-La Albuera

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Plains to the south-east of Badajoz with grasslands, dehesas and some non-irrigated cereal cultivation. There is an endorreic lagoon complex.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding steppic species, resident and wintering raptors and wintering Grus grus.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
New irrigation schemes and a new powerline are the main threats.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Olivenza-La Albuera. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.