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Lerida steppes


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 62,500 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed negligible
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Site description
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lerida steppes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2019.