Rivers Cinca and Alcanadre riverine forest

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 7,229 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A long stretch of riverine forest along the Rivers Cinca and Alcanadre, which also have areas of shingle, cliffs and emergent vegetation. The main human activities are hunting and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for riverine species including the best Nycticorax nycticorax colony in Spain.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rivers Cinca and Alcanadre riverine forest. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.