A reservoir with abundant emergent vegetation, including reedbeds (Phragmites). The surrounding area is used for arable cultivation and cattle-farming.
This is an important site for breeding Porphyrio porphyrio.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marmolejo reservoir-La Ropera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.