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Medina-Sidonia


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2011)
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Area: 22,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
An area dominated by sheep- and cattle-grazed dry grasslands and wheat cultivation. There are a few streams and ponds surrounded by Tamarisk and Salix scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding herons and dispersing raptors, particularly juvenile Aquila adalberti.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Medina-Sidonia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2020.