Lower course of the river Huerva

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 37,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
An area south of Zaragoza with plains and low hills. The area is dominated by arable cultivation interspersed with steppe vegetation and Pinus woodland. Human activities include livestock-farming, arable cultivation and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering raptors, particularly juvenile Aquila chrysaetos.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower course of the river Huerva. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.