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Valuengo reservoir


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The reservoir is surrounded by dehesas, grasslands and irrigated crops. Human activities include livestock-farming, arable cultivation and hunting.



Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for herons and passage Ciconia nigra.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A planned new reservoir would destroy feeding areas of Ciconia nigra.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valuengo reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020.