Blancas-Torralba de los Sisones

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 7,850 ha


Site description
An upland area to the south-east of Gallocanta lake, covered by scrub, small areas of cereal cultivation and small patches of Pinus woodland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic birds, particularly Chersophilus duponti. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (resident).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Blancas-Torralba de los Sisones. Downloaded from on 28/10/2021.