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.
The site is particularly important for breeding herons.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Las Cañas lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/06/2020.