Tormos reservoir (La Sotonera)

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, C2, C5 (2011)
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Area: 8,810 ha


Site description
A reservoir with a strongly fluctuating water-level. There is marsh vegetation along some of the banks and the reservoir is surrounded by cereal fields.

Key biodiversity
An important wintering site for wildfowl. The site is a major migratory bottleneck, where more than 20,000 cranes regularly pass in spring.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tormos reservoir (La Sotonera). Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.