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Location Spain, Aragón
Central coordinates 0o 5.00' West  42o 0.00' North
IBA criteria B1iii, B2, C2
Area 17,000 ha
Altitude 400 - 500m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description A large semi-arid plain with eroded limestone plateaus. There are areas of non-irrigated cereal crops, low sclerophyllous scrub, and sheep-grazed pastures. Apiculture (`Other' land-use, below) is widely practised.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus non-breeding  1995  300 individuals  medium  B1iii, C2  Least Concern 
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster breeding  1996  300 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
SERRETA DE TRAMACED - ES0000291 Birds Directive 3,414 protected area contained by site 3,414  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved evergreen woodland  -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs  26%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  26%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 26%
hunting 26%
other 26%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bajo Alcanadre-Serreta de Tramaced. Downloaded from on 18/09/2014

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