Jerez de los Caballeros dehesas

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 160,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The site contains large areas of Quercus-dominated dehesas, which form mature woodland in some areas. Human activities include widespread livestock-farming and cork harvesting (`Other' land-use, below).

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding Ciconia nigra and raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jerez de los Caballeros dehesas. Downloaded from on 18/09/2020.