Campo de Argañán

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of plains to the south-west of Salamanca with dehesas, arable crops and grasslands. The site is crossed by the River Azaba with alluvial forest. The main human activities are arable cultivation and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and Ciconia nigra. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (5 resident pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The most important threats are plans to build a wind-farm and a hydroelectric power-station, and gravel extraction.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Campo de Argañán. Downloaded from on 19/01/2020.