One of the best preserved steppe areas in the River Ebro basin. The vegetation is a mixture of steppe-grassland and arable agriculture.
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).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Belchite-Mediana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2019.