Jaén countryside

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 170 individuals A1, C1
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2010 min 43 breeding pairs C2, C6
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2009 200-250 breeding pairs B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC resident 2009 - C6

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)
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jaén countryside. Downloaded from on 19/09/2019.