Los Tollos lake

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An isolated endorreic lagoon with a fluctuating water-level. It is surrounded by Tamarix copses. Part of the lagoon is a gravel-pit.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering ducks, particularly Marmaronetta angustirostris and Oxyura leucocephala.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The most important threats are from gravel extraction and ploughing of fields around the lake. Hunting is forbidden.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Tollos lake. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.