The site encompasses a former lagoon that has now been drained. Relict humid grasslands and patches of Quercus robur woodland remain, surrounded by arable agriculture.
The site is important for breeding species associated with a mosaic of arable land, grassland and woodland.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Limia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2019.