Reserva Natural Laguna Honda

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Reserva Natural Laguna Honda

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1684
  • Area: 
    368 ha
  • Designation date: 
    19-02-2007
  • Coordinates: 
    37°36'N 04°08'W
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Overview

Reserva Natural Laguna Honda. 27/01/06; Andalucía; 368 ha; 37°35'N 004°08'W. Nature Reserve, EU Directive Site of Community Importance. Together with Laguna del Chinche, Laguna Honda constitutes one of the best conserved palustrine formations in the province. Its ecological importance lies in its strategic location promoting connectivity, its geological processes, and its associated flora and fauna. Among the species present are the nationally endangered birds Oxyura leucocephala, Aythua nyroca, Ardeola ralloides, and a toad (Bufo calamita) registered in the EU Directive on Habitats and Wildlife, Annex IV. Adverse factors include agriculture and its associated groundwater extraction, infrastructure works, and illegal hunting. Ramsar site no. 1684. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

Administrative region: 
Jaén

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

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