Hoya de Guadix

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 69,108 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 very unfavourable very high negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A semi-arid area with non-irrigated cereal crops, open Quercus woodland and extensive areas of low scrub and dry grasslands.

Key biodiversity
An important area for steppic species and passerines characteristic of semi-arid agricultural sites. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (100 resident individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hoya de Guadix. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.