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Ballobar-Candasnos


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
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis LC resident 2008 80-207 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata LC resident 2008 16-642 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2006 41-194 individuals A1, C1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2009 min 14 breeding pairs A1, C1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2009 123 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierras de Alcubierre y Sigena Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 47,050 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sierra de Alcubierre Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 42,108 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ríos Cinca y Alcanadre Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,208 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Basal; Las Menorcas y Llanos de Cardiel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,987 protected area contained by site 6,987
Basal de Ballobar y Balsalet de Don Juan Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 229 protected area contained by site 229

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ballobar-Candasnos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.