Las Cañas lake

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 101 ha

Protection status:


Site description
An irrigation pond on the River Ebro close to Logroño, with surrounding marshy vegetation (Typha, Phragmites) and small patches of Tamarix scrub. The surrounding areas are used for vine and cereal cultivation and there is an industrial zone.

Key biodiversity
The site is particularly important for breeding herons.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Las Cañas lake. Downloaded from on 07/05/2021.