Year of compilation: 2000
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.
This is an important area for steppic species, wildfowl and passage waders.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The site is threatened by huge irrigation schemes, the use of poison baits, and overgrazing.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Monegros (South). Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.