El Moro marshes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 350 ha


Site description
A small wetland with abundant water-fringe vegetation. Formerly a coastal lagoon, the site now contains salt and freshwater marshes, rice-fields and reedbeds (Phragmites).

Key biodiversity
An important area for breeding herons, ducks and waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Moro marshes. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021.