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


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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN non-breeding 2010 100-200 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN resident 2010 24-27 breeding pairs A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC non-breeding 2010 730-1,125 individuals B1i, C3
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC winter 2010 max 1,199 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC resident 2010 33-648 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 2010 2-1,519 individuals B1i, C3
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC resident 2010 149-2,829 breeding pairs B1i, C3
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2009 100-999 individuals A1, B2, C1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 2009 10-99 individuals A1, C1
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC unknown 2000 810 individuals B1i, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2010 12-13 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC unknown 1998 225 individuals C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2010 38-42 breeding pairs C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2010 7-11 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2010 35-111 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2, C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 2010 min 80 breeding pairs C6
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT winter 2003 10-99 individuals A1, C1
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC resident 2010 21-23 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2009 10-99 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2

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)
Tablas de Daimiel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,346 protected area contained by site 2,346
Tablas de Daimiel Parque Nacional 3,030 protected area contained by site 0
Tablas de Daimiel National Park 1,928 protected area contained by site 1,928
Tablas de Daimiel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,346 protected area contained by site 0
Sierra de Picón Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,825 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Reserva de la Biósfera de la Mancha Húmeda UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 25,000 protected area contained by site 25,000
Navas de Malagón Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 466 protected area overlaps with site 0
Navas de Malagón Reserva Natural 466 protected area overlaps with site 0
Navas de Malagón Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 466 protected area overlaps with site 403
Las Tablas de Daimiel Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,928 protected area is adjacent to site 1,928
Las Tablas de Daimiel Integral Nature Reserve 318 protected area contained by site 318

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tablas de Daimiel marshes; 'Vicario' and 'Gasset' reservoirs and Malagón lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2020.