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Olivenza-La Albuera


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
New irrigation schemes and a new powerline are the main threats.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Olivenza-La Albuera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/07/2019.