IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 42,186 ha
Site description (baseline)
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.
This is an important site for wintering raptors, particularly juvenile Aquila chrysaetos.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lower course of the river Huerva. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1796 on 05/06/2023.