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Location Spain, Andalucía
Central coordinates 7o 15.00' West  37o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 45,800 ha
Altitude 50 - 397m
Year of IBA assessment 2000


Site description An area of dehesas and Quercus woodland with scrub and fallow land.

Key Biodiversity This is an important area for steppic birds and feeding and roosting raptors and dispersing juveniles.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa resident  1996  20,000 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1996  4-5 breeding pairs  medium  B1i, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus non-breeding  1996  300 individuals  medium  B1iii, C2  Least Concern 
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus non-breeding  1996  50 individuals  medium  A1, B1iii, C1, C2  Near Threatened 
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti non-breeding  1996  4-6 individuals  medium  A1, C1  Vulnerable 
Great Bustard Otis tarda resident  1996  40 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Vulnerable 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax resident  1996  120 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Near Threatened 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland  26%
Shrubland Scrub  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Forestry plantations  26%

Land use

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

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: West Andévalo. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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