Plain between Cáceres and Trujillo-Aldea del Cano This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 103,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high very unfavourable low
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Site description
The site includes an area of undulating plains dissected by steep-sided rivers. The main vegetation-types are dry grassland, garrigue, arable cultivation and patches of dehesa. The main human activities include livestock-farming, arable agriculture and game hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for steppic birds, also passage Ciconia nigra and wintering Grus grus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila adalberti (resident).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plain between Cáceres and Trujillo-Aldea del Cano. Downloaded from on 27/11/2020.