Ecija-Osuna plain

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 62,859 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A plain, dominated by cereal cultivation, in the Guadalquivir valley. There are patches of dehesa, olive-groves and a complex of saline lakes.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Oxyura leucocephala (non-breeding) and Tetrax tetrax (20 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ecija-Osuna plain. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.