Tarancón-Ocaña-Corral de Almaguer

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A mainly cultivated plain with patches of grassland and Quercus woodland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding steppic species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (39 breeding pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A number of problems threaten this site including irrigation of crops, illegal hunting, river canalization, afforestation and over-exploitation of groundwater.

Protected areas
National None International Partial40,046 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (área Esteparia de la Mancha Norte, 97,973 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarancón-Ocaña-Corral de Almaguer. Downloaded from on 12/06/2021.