Wetlands at south Córdoba

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,054 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A complex of brackish lagoons and two small reservoirs, generally with wide belts of emergent vegetation. They are surrounded by olive-groves and cereal cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding and wintering waterbirds, particularly Oxyura leucocephala.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wetlands at south Córdoba. Downloaded from on 05/08/2020.