Reserva Natural Complejo Endorreico Lebrija-Las Cabezas

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Reserva Natural Complejo Endorreico Lebrija-Las Cabezas

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1913
  • Area: 
    897 ha
  • Designation date: 
    17-09-2009
  • Coordinates: 
    36°54'N 05°54'W
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Overview

Reserva Natural Complejo Endorreico Lebrija-Las Cabezas. 17/09/09; Andalucía; 897 ha; 36°55'N 005°54'W. The Nature Reserve of the endorheic wetland complex Lebrija-Las Cabezas includes six water bodies and their surrounding buffer zones. It is composed of two distinct units: the seasonal Laguna del Charrodo (also known as Charroao or Bujadillo) and its buffer zone, plus the semi-permanent Laguna del Taraje, and the seasonal Lagunas del Pilón, de la Cigarrera, de la Galiana, and de la Peña surrounded by a common buffer zone. The maximum water level in these surface wetlands can reach 3 meters at Taraje, above 2 meters at Cigarrera and 0.5 meter at Charrodo. They are representative wetlands of the endorheic basins around Cádiz and Sevilla. They are situated in a landscape composed of non-irrigated agriculture, non-intensive pastures and some remains of Mediterranean matorral. They are strategically located close to the Guadalquivir marshes (Doñana) and other important wetlands, providing alternative breeding and stop-over habitat for many migratory waterbirds, particularly in dry years. Ramsar site no. 1913. Most recent RIS information: 2010.

Administrative region: 
Andalucía

  • National legal designation: 
    • Natural reserve
    • Humedal Andaluz
    • Inventario Nacional de Zonas Humedas
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2010

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