Puebla de Beleña lagoons

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1iv, C5 (2011)
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Area: 3,100 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Two small, shallow lagoons surrounded by meadows and cultivated land.

Key biodiversity
The site is a migratory bottleneck, where 3,000 Grus grus regularly pass. Birds are moving to wintering sites in dehesas in Extremadura.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Puebla de Beleña lagoons. Downloaded from on 06/07/2020.