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Campo Arañuelo-Valdecañas reservoir


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2007 min 5,907 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 2005 max 25 individuals A1, C1
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT winter 2005 min 200 individuals A1, C1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2003 min 2 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 1992 min 15 individuals B1i, C2, C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC winter 2004 min 670 individuals C2, C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2004 min 850 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2, C6
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis LC resident 1992 1,400 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC breeding 2011 220-500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus LC resident 2009 min 10 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti VU resident 2011 1 breeding pairs C2
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT winter 2005 min 150 individuals A1, C1
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding 2005 min 20 breeding pairs A1, C1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle del Tiétar y embalses de Rosarito y Navalcán Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 68,564 protected area is adjacent to site 4,704
Valdepajares de Tajo Área Privada de Interes Ecológico 256 protected area contained by site 0
Sierra de San Vicente y valles del Tiétar y Alberche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 117,539 protected area is adjacent to site 4,700
Rios de la margen izquierda del Tajo y berrocales del Tajo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,473 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rios de la margen izquierda del Tajo y berrocales del Tajo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,473 protected area overlaps with site 1,135
Río y Pinares del Tietar Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,717 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Río Tietar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,321 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Márgenes de Valdecañas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 133 protected area contained by site 152
Llanuras de Oropesa; Lagartera y Calera y Chozas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,798 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Llanuras de Oropesa; Lagartera y Calera y Chozas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,798 protected area is adjacent to site 5,002
Embalse de Valdecañas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,182 protected area contained by site 7,078
El Sierro Lugar de Interés Científico 0 protected area contained by site 0
Complejo Lagunar Ejido Nuevo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 71 protected area contained by site 29
Colonias de Cernícalo Primilla de Saucedilla Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3 protected area overlaps with site 0
Colonias de Cernícalo Primilla de Belvis de Monroy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2 protected area contained by site 0
Charca Dehesa Boyal Navalmoral Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14 protected area contained by site 9
Cañada del Venero Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,295 protected area overlaps with site 2,187
Alcornoque de la Dehesa Árbol Singular 0 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Campo Arañuelo-Valdecañas reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/08/2020.