Lagunas de Puebla de Beleña

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Lagunas de Puebla de Beleña

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1261
  • Area: 
    191 ha
  • Designation date: 
    20-12-2002
  • Coordinates: 
    40°53'N 03°15'W
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Overview

Lagunas de Puebla de Beleña. 20/12/02; Castilla-La Mancha; 191 ha; 40°53'N 003°15'W. Nature Reserve. Two temporary, endorreic, rain-fed freshwater lakes that may form into one during wet years, but dry out regularly. At the water's edge, rare plant communities with Elatine hexandra, Littorella uniflora and Isoetes sp. developed. The pools attract many migrating waterbirds, including cranes Grus grus. The site acts as a biodiversity island in the midst of the extensive cereal cultures in the surroundings of Guadalajara province. Ramsar site no. 1261. Most recent RIS information: 2002.

Administrative region: 
Castilla-La Mancha

  • National legal designation: 
    • Reserva Natural
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    20-12-2002

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