Site description (2000 baseline)
A complex of lagoons with fluctuating water-levels. Some become dry in summer. There are several areas of dense Tamarix, Juncus, Typha and Phragmites-dominated vegetation. The marshland is surrounded by scrub, grassland and cereal cultivation.
An important site for wintering and non-breeding wildfowl and also for dispersing Aquila adalberti.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Medina and Puerto Real lagoons. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/medina-and-puerto-real-lagoons-iba-spain on 02/10/2023.