Puebla de Don Fadrique-Las Cañadas

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 52,140 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A high plateau with extensive cereal cultivation and areas of matweed Stipa tenacissima and sclerophyllous scrub. There are some small Quercus and Pinus woodlands. The main human activities are arable cultivation and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppe birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (resident).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Puebla de Don Fadrique-Las Cañadas. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020.