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Location Spain, Aragón
Central coordinates 0o 10.00' East  41o 20.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 49,500 ha
Altitude 200 - 409m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description The site includes a group of low hills crossed by the River Ebro and a reservoir. The vegetation is a mixture of Pinus woodland, scrub and grassland. Alluvial woodland occurs around parts of the reservoir. The main human activities are livestock-farming and fishing.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus breeding  1995  11-16 breeding pairs  medium  B2, C6  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Aiguabarreig Segre-Cinca - ES5130013 Birds Directive 761 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
LA RETUERTA Y SALADAS DE SÁSTAGO - ES0000181 Birds Directive 36,005 protected area overlaps with site 1,759  
LIBEROLA-SERRETA NEGRA - ES2410084 Habitats Directive 4,918 protected area contained by site 4,918  
MATARRAÑA - AIGUABARREIX - ES0000298 Birds Directive 36,724 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
MONEGROS - ES2430082 Habitats Directive 35,670 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
RÍO GUADALOPE, VAL DE FABARA Y VAL DE PILAS - ES2430096 Habitats Directive 5,643 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
SERRETA NEGRA - ES2410030 Habitats Directive 14,063 protected area overlaps with site 10,993  
VALCUERNA, SERRETA NEGRA Y LIBEROLA - ES0000182 Birds Directive 35,270 protected area overlaps with site 30,352  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  26%
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  26%
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Ruderal land  26%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 26%
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting 26%
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
water management -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valdurrios-Serreta Negra and Los Rincones mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 18/09/2014

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