Fuente de Piedra, Gosque and Campillos lakes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 28,441 ha


Site description
A wetland complex comprising a group of shallow, seasonal, brackish lakes, surrounded by cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds. It is the only regular breeding area for Phoenicopterus ruber in Spain. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (83 wintering individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fuente de Piedra, Gosque and Campillos lakes. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.