Marmolejo reservoir-La Ropera

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 675 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A reservoir with abundant emergent vegetation, including reedbeds (Phragmites). The surrounding area is used for arable cultivation and cattle-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding Porphyrio porphyrio.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marmolejo reservoir-La Ropera. Downloaded from on 29/11/2020.