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.
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).
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.