Ecija-Osuna plain

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN resident 2009 10 breeding pairs A1, B1i, C1, C2
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2010 min 2,105 individuals A1, B2, C1, C2
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 2010 min 131 individuals A1, C1, C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC winter 2009 190 individuals A1, C1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2007 min 50 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2005 445 breeding pairs B1iii, B2, C2, C6

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Complejo Endorreico La Lantejuela Natura 2000 896 protected area contained by site 0
Complejo Endorreico de La Lantejuela Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 896 protected area contained by site 896
Complejo Endorreico de la Lantejuela Reserva Natural 67 protected area contained by site 66
Campiñas de Sevilla Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 0 protected area contained by site 0
Campiñas de Sevilla Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 35,735 protected area contained by site 35,735


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, 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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ecija-Osuna plain. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.