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Jaén countryside


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of cereal crops and olive-groves.



Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (resident) and Otis tarda (breeding).



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from the conversion of cereal crops to olive-groves, which led to the extinction of Otis tarda from the site, infrastructure development and drought.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jaén countryside. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2019.