Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 51,609 ha


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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Belchite-Mediana. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.