Year of compilation: 2000
An area of cereal crops and olive-groves.
This is an important area for steppic species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax
(resident) and Otis tarda
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from the conversion of cereal crops to olive-groves, which led to the extinction of Otis tarda
from the site, infrastructure development and drought.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jaén countryside. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2019.