ES292
Cedillo reservoir


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 53,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for cliff-nesting species, particularly raptors and storks, and steppic species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cedillo reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/06/2019.