Hoya de Baza

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2010 min 139 individuals A1, C1
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC resident 1996 150 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1996 40 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti VU resident 2007 present C6
Lesser Short-toed Lark Alaudala rufescens LC resident 2009 present B2
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC resident 2009 present C6
Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura LC resident 1996 200 breeding pairs B2, C2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Semidesert -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hoya de Baza. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.