Gabriel y Galán reservoir

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2 (2011)
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Area: 55,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high favourable negligible
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Site description
A reservoir on the River Alagón surrounded by dehesas, plantations of Pinus pinaster, grassland and arable cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding Ciconia nigra and wintering Grus grus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (2 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gabriel y Galán reservoir. Downloaded from on 14/08/2020.