Campo de Argañán

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B1iii, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 47,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
An area of plains to the south-west of Salamanca with dehesas, arable crops and grasslands. The site is crossed by the River Azaba with alluvial forest. The main human activities are arable cultivation and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and Ciconia nigra. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (5 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Campo de Argañán. Downloaded from on 20/10/2020.