Tierra de Campiñas steppes

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 189,600 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high not assessed negligible
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Site description
An area of plains to the south-west of Valladolid, used for non-irrigated cereal cultivation and sheep-grazing. There are also small Pinus and Quercus copses and a few lakes.

Key biodiversity
This is a very important area for species of steppic habitats and as a feeding area for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (non-breeding) and Aquila adalberti (non-breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tierra de Campiñas steppes. Downloaded from on 17/01/2021.