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Hoya de Baza


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 38,600 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
A semi-arid area mostly covered by cereal cultivation, interspersed with scrub. The main human activities are arable cultivation and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species and passerines characteristic of semi-arid agricultural sites, particularly Calandrella rufescens. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (resident).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hoya de Baza. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2019.