Reserva Natural Lagunas de Campillos

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Reserva Natural Lagunas de Campillos

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1685
  • Area: 
    1,342 ha
  • Designation date: 
    19-02-2007
  • Coordinates: 
    37°02'N 04°49'W
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Overview

Reserva Natural Lagunas de Campillos. 27/01/06; Andalucía; 1,342 ha; 37°02'N 004°49'W. Nature Reserve, EU Directive Special Protection Area, Site of Community Importance, Andalucian Wetland. Comprising five temporary ponds which form a functional unit with further ponds in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. The site is also important on archaeological grounds, as it hosts the Roman Capacete ruins. Regulated hunting exists in some parts of the Reserve. Among the threats to the site, changes to the hydrology, agriculture, eutrophication and water extraction count among the main ones. Although the numbers of cattle present are not excessive, they exceed the carrying capacity of the site. Ramsar site no. 1685. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

Administrative region: 
Malaga

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

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