IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, C2, C3 (2000)
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Area: 11,200 ha
Site description (baseline)
The reservoir is surrounded by dehesas, grasslands and irrigated crops. Human activities include livestock-farming, arable cultivation and hunting.
An important breeding site for herons and passage Ciconia nigra.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Valuengo reservoir. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1745 on 28/05/2023.