Redbeeds and copses of Aranjuez

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 18,690 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 very high unfavourable low
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Site description (baseline)
A section of the Tagus river with well conserved riverine forests and several reedbeds (Phragmites).

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds and wetland raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering) and Tetrax tetrax (resident).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Redbeeds and copses of Aranjuez. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.