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Middle section of river Guadalquivir reservoirs


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio LC resident 2009 10-30 breeding pairs C2, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC resident 2009 30-60 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2009 10-30 breeding pairs A1, C1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tramo Inferior del Río Guadalimar y Alto Guadalquivir Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tramo Inferior del Río Guadalimar y Alto Guadalquivir Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 818 protected area overlaps with site 13
Río Guadiana Menor - Tramo Inferior Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 370 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Río Guadiana Menor - Tramo InfeRíor Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 0 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Río Guadalquivir Tramo superior Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 0 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Río Guadalquivir Tramo Superior Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 258 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Alto Guadalquivir Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 830 protected area overlaps with site 157
Alto Guadalquivir Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 830 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alto Guadalquivir Paraje Natural 830 protected area overlaps with site 663
Alto Guadalquivir Zona de Importancia Comunitaria ZIC (ZEPA/ZEC) 830 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle section of river Guadalquivir reservoirs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.