La Serena

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 106,081 ha


Site description (baseline)
A large area of dry grassland with occasional areas of cereal cultivation. The grasslands are used for sheep grazing. There are three large dams on the site's rivers.

Key biodiversity
This is an area of exceptional importance for steppic species, although their populations have been declining since the 1980s.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: La Serena. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.