Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 24,749 ha


Site description
An area of steppe vegetation, amongst large areas of cereal cultivation, in the semi-arid region of Los Monegros.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species, particularly breeding Pterocles alchata. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (11-40 resident individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ballobar-Candasnos. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.