Lower course of the river Huerva

Country/territory: Spain

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.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lower course of the river Huerva. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.