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Tablas de Daimiel marshes; 'Vicario' and 'Gasset' reservoirs and Malagón lakes


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 31,500 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
A group of wetlands to the north of the Ciudad Real, comprising the flood-plain of the River Guadiana, two reservoirs, and two small endorreic lagoons. Arable cultivation surrounds the wetlands.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding herons and breeding and wintering ducks. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (breeding) and Oxyura leucocephala (wintering).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tablas de Daimiel marshes; 'Vicario' and 'Gasset' reservoirs and Malagón lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/03/2019.