Reserva Natural Laguna de los Jarales

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Reserva Natural Laguna de los Jarales

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1680
  • Area: 
    147 ha
  • Designation date: 
    19-02-2007
  • Coordinates: 
    37°18'N 04°35'W
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Overview

Reserva Natural Laguna de los Jarales. 27/01/06; Andalucía; 147 ha; 37°18'N, 004°34'W. Nature Reserve, EU Directive Special Protection Area, Site of Community Importance, Andalucian Wetland. The pond and surrounding fields is important, among other things, for hosting species like the toad (Bufo calamita), which shows local adaptations to this particular lagoon. Agriculture is important around the site, with olive, wine grape and cereal plantations generating a certain degree of silting and contamination of the lagoon. The arrival and spread of the invasive Ruddy duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) is actively being prevented, as it tends to compete and interbreed with the white-headed duck (Oxyura leucocephala). Ramsar site no. 1680. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

Administrative region: 
Cordoba

  • National legal designation: 
    • Reserva Natural
    • Humedal Andaluz
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    19-02-2007

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