Year of compilation: 2000
The site contains a number of small, seasonal salt-lakes and associated halophytic vegetation. The surrounding areas are dominated by cereal cultivation.
This is an important site for steppic birds and Grus grus
on passage. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni
(10-15 breeding pairs).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are irrigation schemes and illegal hunting.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alcañiz salt lakes. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2020.