Alcázar de San Juan-Quero endorreic lagoons

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 58,500 ha

Protection status:


Site description
An area of arable cultivation with several natural and artificial lagoons.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for steppic species and wildfowl. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (22 resident pairs) and Otis tarda (14-27 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alcázar de San Juan-Quero endorreic lagoons. Downloaded from on 28/01/2021.