The site contains large areas of Quercus-dominated dehesas, which form mature woodland in some areas. Human activities include widespread livestock-farming and cork harvesting (`Other' land-use, below).
This is an important site for breeding Ciconia nigra and raptors.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There is some disturbance of breeding species, especially Ciconia nigra, by livestock and farmers.
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BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jerez de los Caballeros dehesas. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2019.