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Location Spain, Castilla-La Mancha
Central coordinates 4o 15.00' West  40o 0.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 28,600 ha
Altitude 450 - 579m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

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Site description Plains to the north-west of Toledo dominated by non-irrigated arable cultivation.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Bustard Otis tarda resident  1994  139-201 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2, C1, C2, C6  Vulnerable 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax resident  1994  1,200 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2, C1, C6  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
ÁREA ESTEPARIA DE LA MARGEN DERECHA DEL RÍO GUADARRAMA - ES0000435 Birds Directive 12,703 protected area contained by site 12,703  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 100%
hunting -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Torrijos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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