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Talamanca-Camarma


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
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT resident 2010 67-115 individuals A1, C1, C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 2010 min 158 individuals A1, C1, C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC resident 2009 8-40 breeding pairs C6
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti VU resident 2011 2-3 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2009 1-5 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2009 3-9 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2009 20-30 breeding pairs 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high near favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution excess energy - light pollution happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution industrial & military effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Otis tarda Great Bustard 484 408 breeding pairs 85 near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Estepas cerealistas de los ríos Jarama y Henares Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,001 protected area contained by site 33,110
Estepas cerealistas de La Campiña Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 192,461 protected area contained by site 2,497
Cuencas de los ríos Jarama y Henares Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 36,068 protected area overlaps with site 32,126

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Talamanca-Camarma. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2019.