ES238
Ecija-Osuna plain


Country/territory: Spain

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

Area: 62,200 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ecija-Osuna plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.