Conde, Chinche and Honda lakes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2011)
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Area: 704 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
Three small brackish lakes along the River Guadajoz. They are surrounded by a belt of Tamarix scrub and reedbed (Phragmites).

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding waterbirds, particularly Oxyura leucocephala.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Conde, Chinche and Honda lakes. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.