Alcarria de Alcalá steppes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2011)
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Area: 8,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high near favourable negligible
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Site description
An area of steppe to the east of Madrid with extensive arable cultivation and also olive-groves, vineyards and patches of scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alcarria de Alcalá steppes. Downloaded from on 27/10/2020.