IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 9,129 ha
Site description (baseline)
A complex of with dense emergent vegetation. The surrounding area is dominated by arable agriculture and dehesas.
This is an important area for breeding and wintering ducks and for dispersing juvenile Aquila adalberti, Aquila chrysaetos and Hieraaetus fasciatus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lebrija, Las Cabezas and Espera lagoons. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1857 on 10/06/2023.