ES240
Fuente de Piedra, Gosque and Campillos lakes


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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN resident 2009 max 7 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus LC breeding 2009 max 19,500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus LC winter 2011 589-14,025 individuals A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2008 317-1,502 individuals B1i, C2
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2010 min 216 individuals A1, C1
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT winter 2008 min 224 individuals A1, C1
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC resident 2011 31-109 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC winter 2011 7,417-41,797 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC breeding 2009 34-1,043 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Reserva Natural Lagunas de Campillos Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,342 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lagunas de Campillos Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,338 protected area contained by site 2,030
Lagunas de Campillos Reserva Natural 80 protected area contained by site 0
Lagunas de Campillos Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 1,338 protected area contained by site 0
Lagunas de Campillos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,338 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna del Gosque Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 404 protected area overlaps with site 415
Laguna del Gosque Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 404 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laguna del Gosque Reserva Natural 39 protected area contained by site 28
Laguna del Gosque Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 404 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laguna de La Ratosa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 176 protected area overlaps with site 172
Laguna de la Ratosa Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 176 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laguna de la Ratosa Reserva Natural 22 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna de La Ratosa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 176 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laguna de la Ratosa Natural Reserve 23 protected area contained by site 23
Laguna de Fuentepiedra Natural Reserve 1,554 protected area contained by site 1,554
Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,667 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Reserva Natural 1,475 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,364 protected area contained by site 1,364
Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,667 protected area contained by site 7,203
Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 0 protected area contained by site 0
Laguna de Campillos Natural Reserve 80 protected area contained by site 80

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fuente de Piedra, Gosque and Campillos lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021.