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Pego-Oliva marshes


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
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU winter 2009 max 1 individuals C2, C6
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU breeding 2009 1-2 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2009 34-38 breeding pairs B2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2009 40-50 breeding pairs B1i, C2, C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 2009 147-223 breeding pairs 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)
Parque Natural de la Marjal de Pego-Oliva Zonas Húmedas 1,254 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marjal de Pego-Oliva (ZEPA) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,252 protected area overlaps with site 1,230
Marjal de Pego-Oliva Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,290 protected area overlaps with site 1,290
Marjal de Pego-Oliva Parque Natural 1,249 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marjal de Pego-Oliva Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,255 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marjal de Pego - Oliva Nature Park 1,290 protected area contained by site 1,290
Desembocadura y frente litoral del Riu Racons Zonas Húmedas 276 protected area overlaps with site 0
Desembocadura del Riu Bullents Zonas Húmedas 22 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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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: Pego-Oliva marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.