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Location Spain, Castilla y León
Central coordinates 5o 35.00' West  41o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 25,000 ha
Altitude 680 - 864m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description A plain to the south-east of Zamora, dominated by non-irrigated cereal fields with some sheep pasture.

Key Biodiversity This is an important area for steppic species.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  1996  150-250 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2, C1, C2, C6  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  7%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  80%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 80%
hunting -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Fuentelapeña-Jambrina. Downloaded from on 25/11/2015

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