A reservoir on the River Tajo with steep banks and occasional cliffs. The surrounding vegetation comprises Mediterranean scrub, Quercus woodland, dehesas, and some olive-groves. The main human activities are livestock-farming and hunting.
This is an important area for cliff-nesting species, particularly raptors and storks, and steppic species.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cedillo reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2019.