Year of compilation: 2000
A seasonal lagoon surrounded by cereal crops and patches of grassland.
This is an important site for passage Grus grus
, breeding waders and winter waterbirds.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is disturbance of Grus grus
Partial915 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (El Hito, 915 ha).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Hito. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 15/10/2019.