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Location Spain, Castilla-La Mancha
Central coordinates 2o 30.00' West  39o 20.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 103,000 ha
Altitude 700 - 852m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description An area of cultivated plains, with a few Quercus woodlands.

Key Biodiversity The site is important for species associated with steppic habitats.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni breeding  1995  95 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2, C1, C6  Least Concern 
Great Bustard Otis tarda resident  1994  37-120 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1  Vulnerable 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax resident  1994  2,500 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2, C1, C2, C6  Near Threatened 
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata resident  1994  150 breeding pairs  medium  B2, C2, C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland  -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Forestry plantations; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  26%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 26%
forestry -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: San Clemente-Villarrobledo. Downloaded from on 24/11/2015

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