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Los Monegros (South)


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
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata LC resident 2008 181-343 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2006 26-152 individuals A1, C1, C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 2009 35-55 individuals A1, C1, C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 2009 75 individuals A1, C1, C6
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2009 194 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti NT resident 2009 min 15 males only A1, C1

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valcuerna, Serreta Negra y Liberola Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,962 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Serreta Negra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,063 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monegros Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35,670 protected area overlaps with site 29,218
Meandros del Ebro Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,106 protected area overlaps with site 157
La Retuerta y Saladas de Sástago Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 829 protected area overlaps with site 29,234
Estepas de Monegrillo y Pina Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,098 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Ruderal land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
forestry -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Monegros (South). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/04/2019.