Colas del Embalse de Ullibarri

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Colas del Embalse de Ullibarri

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1255
  • Area: 
    397 ha
  • Designation date: 
    24-10-2002
  • Coordinates: 
    42°54'N 02°33'W
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Overview

Colas del Embalse de Ullibarri. 24/10/02; País Vasco; 397 ha; 42°54'N 002°33'W. Proposed Site of Community Importance EC Directive. Two parts of the extensive Ullibarri-Gamboako reservoir basin east of the regional capital Vitoria-Gasteiz. Since the creation of the reservoir in 1957, these two shallow bays have developed rich emergent vegetation that provides habitat for many species, including breeding and wintering waterbirds, and supports 2500 shoveler Anas clypeata (1% criterion). Threatened species occurring include the water plant Najas minor, the frog Rana dalmatina, and the European mink Mustela lutreola. Human uses include water sports, research and education activities, walking and nature observation along the long shorelines. Ramsar site no. 1255. Most recent RIS information: 2002.

Administrative region: 
País Vasco

  • National legal designation: 
    • Zona de Reserva
    • Parque Ornitológico
  • Last publication date: 
    24-10-2002

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