El Hito

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A seasonal lagoon surrounded by cereal crops and patches of grassland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for passage Grus grus, breeding waders and winter waterbirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is disturbance of Grus grus by farmers.

Protected areas
National None International Partial915 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (El Hito, 915 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: El Hito. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.