River Ebro dam

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, C3 (2011)
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Area: 11,600 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high unfavourable negligible
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Site description
A wide, generally shallow reservoir with surrounding wet grassland and bogs. Human activities include livestock-farming and arable agriculture.

Key biodiversity
This is a very important site for resident and passage waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (38-63 non-breeding individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Ebro dam. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.