IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 12,511 ha
Site description (baseline)
A 25-km stretch of the River Ebro downstream from Zaragoza, including a number of abandoned meanders. Some areas of alluvial woodland, ponds and small areas of marsh vegetation remain in an otherwise intensively cultivated area.
This is an important site for breeding herons and migrating passerines.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Ebro ox-bow lakes. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1794 on 28/05/2023.