Valdehornillos-Santa Amalia

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
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2011 4,050-15,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT non-breeding 2011 min 500 individuals A1, C1
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC winter 2011 min 1,000 individuals B1i, C2, C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 2007 min 150 breeding pairs C6
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 2008 6,729-25,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C3
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC non-breeding 2011 min 250 individuals B1i, B2, C2, C6
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 2004 min 95 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2, C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT winter 2005 min 50 individuals A1, C1

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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Río Guadiana Alto - Zujar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,081 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Llanos de Zorita y Embalse de Sierra Brava Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,696 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Arrozales de Palazuelo y Guadalperales Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,324 protected area overlaps with site 4,812


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valdehornillos-Santa Amalia. Downloaded from on 11/08/2020.