Los Tollos lake

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2 (2011)
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Area: 146 ha


Site description
An isolated endorreic lagoon with a fluctuating water-level. It is surrounded by Tamarix copses. Part of the lagoon is a gravel-pit.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering ducks, particularly Marmaronetta angustirostris and Oxyura leucocephala.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Tollos lake. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.