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Location Spain, Aragón
Central coordinates 1o 5.00' West  40o 40.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C2, C6
Area 18,000 ha
Altitude 1,100 - 1,404m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description An upland area dominated by scrub and cereal cultivation.

Key Biodiversity This is an important area for steppic birds, particularly Chersophilus duponti. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Otis tarda (resident).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax resident  1996  50 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Near Threatened 
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis resident  1990  100 breeding pairs  medium  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti resident  1990  400 breeding pairs  good  B2, C2, C6  Near Threatened 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  5%
Shrubland Scrub  40%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  55%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 60%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Campo Visiedo. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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