Sasos del Cinca Medio

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis LC resident 2010 30-100 breeding pairs C2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2010 min 40 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 2009 1-6 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Embalse del Pas y Santa Rita Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 185 protected area contained by site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sasos del Cinca Medio. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.