Reserva Natural Complejo Endorreico de Puerto Real

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Reserva Natural Complejo Endorreico de Puerto Real

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1915
  • Area: 
    863 ha
  • Designation date: 
    17-09-2009
  • Coordinates: 
    36°32'N 06°03'W
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Overview

Reserva Natural Complejo Endorreico de Puerto Real. 17/09/09; Andalucía; 863 ha; 36°32'N 006°02'W. The Nature Reserve of the endorheic wetland complex of Puerto Real consists of three water bodies, Laguna del Taraje (with a mean inundated area of 19 ha and a maximum depth of 2 meters), Laguna de San Antonio (9.5 ha, 0.5 meters), Laguna del Comisario (21 ha, 1.5 meter), and the surrounding buffer zone. Taraje and San Antonio are permanent wetlands that receive additional water from a nearby drinking water station, while Comisario is a temporary wetland that depends on rainfall and surface water runoff only. They are representative wetlands of the endorheic basins around Cadiz and Sevilla. They are surrounded by a landscape composed of non-irrigated agriculture, non-intensive pastures and some remains of Mediterranean matorral. Strategically located close to the Guadalquivir marshes (Doñana) and other important wetlands, they provide alternative breeding and stop-over habitat for many migratory waterbirds, particularly in dry years. Ramsar site no. 1915. Most recent RIS information: 2010.

Administrative region: 
Andalucía

  • National legal designation: 
    • Reserva Natural
    • Humedal Andaluz
    • Humedal incluido en el Inventario Nacional de Zonas Húmedas
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • Other international designation
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2010

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