River Moros

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 2009 65-92 individuals A1, C1
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2009 165-190 breeding pairs B2, C6
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti VU resident 2010 2-3 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT resident 2008 22-27 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valles Del Voltoya Y El Zorita Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 39,661 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Moros. Downloaded from on 18/11/2019.