Pego-Oliva marshes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 1,290 ha


Site description
An area of reedbed (Phragmites) and humid grassland that is prone to flooding. Hunting and agriculture are the main human activities.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding herons and waders and wintering and passage waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pego-Oliva marshes. Downloaded from on 07/12/2021.