Year of compilation: 2000
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.
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.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Azuaga-Llerena-Peraleda de Zaucejo. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 16/02/2020.