Azuaga-Llerena-Peraleda de Zaucejo

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of dry, cultivated plains with grasslands, small patches of Quercus woodland and dehesas. The main human activities are cereal and livestock-farming, hunting, and some mining.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for wintering Grus grus and for breeding steppic species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Localized poaching of nests, poisoning, and illegal hunting occurs. There is occasional disturbance of breeding birds by forestry work.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Azuaga-Llerena-Peraleda de Zaucejo. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.