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Belchite-Mediana


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 53,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
One of the best preserved steppe areas in the River Ebro basin. The vegetation is a mixture of steppe-grassland and arable agriculture.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding steppic species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Otis tarda (15 non-breeding individuals).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Belchite-Mediana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2019.