Lerida steppes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 122,531 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed very high negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A steppe area in the Ebro valley dominated by cereal crops and locally olive- and almond-groves. In the higher areas Quercus and Pinus woodlands occur.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species and dispersing juvenile raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (7-15 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lerida steppes. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.