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Bardenas Reales


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis LC resident 2010 70-100 breeding pairs C2, C6
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata LC resident 2010 75-125 breeding pairs C2, C6
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis LC breeding 2010 - A3
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2010 1-2 individuals C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2010 30-40 breeding pairs C2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN non-breeding 2009 80-100 individuals A1, B1iii, C1, C2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2008 min 33 breeding pairs A1, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2010 6-7 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2005 6-10 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2005 min 200 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti NT resident 2010 55-61 males A1, C1, C2, C6
Alaudala rufescens NR resident 2010 3,379-5,968 breeding pairs B2
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata LC breeding 2010 - A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 2010 - A3
Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura LC resident 2005 min 100 breeding pairs A3, B2, C2, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vedado de Egüaras Nature Reserve 501 protected area contained by site 500
Rincón del Bu-La Nasa-Tripazul Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,972 protected area contained by site 3,651
Loma Negra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,015 protected area overlaps with site 6,384
Loma La Negra - Bardenas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 415 protected area contained by site 6,417
Lagunas y Carrizales de Cinco Villas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,149 protected area overlaps with site 105
El Plano-Blanca alta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,798 protected area contained by site 8,857
El Bu Natural Reserve 460 protected area contained by site 460
Caídas de la Negra Nature Reserve 1,926 protected area contained by site 1,926
Bardenas Reales Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 57,600 protected area overlaps with site 39,884

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
military -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bardenas Reales. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2019.