Cijara reservoir

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 76,426 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A reservoir on the River Guadiana surrounded by areas of sclerophyllous scrub, Quercus woodland, Pinus plantations, dehesas, pasture and non-irrigated arable cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and Ciconia nigra.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cijara reservoir. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.