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Valuengo reservoir


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 1996 115 individuals B1i, C2
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis LC breeding 1994 1,500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3

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 Ardila Bajo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 965 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Embalse de Valuengo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 285 protected area contained by site 274

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
water management -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valuengo reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.