Castrejón reservoir

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,800 ha

Protection status:


Site description
An irrigation reservoir with steep banks on the River Tajo. There are areas of marshland and alluvial woodland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds, particularly wintering Phalacrocorax carbo.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Castrejón reservoir. Downloaded from on 11/08/2020.