A wide, undulating plain around Trujillo dominated by dehesas and dry grassland, with some non-irrigated arable land.
An important site for breeding steppic birds, breeding and passage Ciconia nigra and wintering Grus grus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila adalberti (resident).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from new infrastructure projects, disturbance and a new reservoir.
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BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Trujillo-Torrecillas de la Tiesa. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 14/10/2019.