Olivenza-La Albuera

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 79,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Plains to the south-east of Badajoz with grasslands, dehesas and some non-irrigated cereal cultivation. There is an endorreic lagoon complex.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding steppic species, resident and wintering raptors and wintering Grus grus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Olivenza-La Albuera. Downloaded from on 22/06/2021.