Los Monegros (South)

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 56,161 ha


Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Los Monegros (South). Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.