Bornos reservoir

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 2,500 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A reservoir on the River Guadalete surrounded by maquis, grasslands and arable cultivation. At one end of the reservoir there is a large expanse of Tamarix.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding herons.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bornos reservoir. Downloaded from on 05/12/2020.