Year of compilation: 2000
A steppe area in the Ebro valley dominated by cereal crops and locally olive- and almond-groves. In the higher areas Quercus
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).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from hunting, plans to irrigate the cereal crops and forestry operations.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lerida steppes. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 04/03/2021.