Los Monegros (South)

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 49,000 ha


Site description
An area of extensive endorreic plains with some seasonal brackish lagoons and steppe vegetation. The major land-use is non-irrigated cereal cultivation, livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species, wildfowl and passage waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Monegros (South). Downloaded from on 20/10/2021.