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 on 26/10/2020.