Laguna de Chiprana

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Laguna de Chiprana

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    654
  • Area: 
    162 ha
  • Designation date: 
    07-06-1994
  • Coordinates: 
    41°15'N 00°12'E
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Overview

Laguna de Chiprana. 07/06/94; Aragón; 162 ha; 41°13'N 000°12'W. The site consists of the only deep endorheic, saline lake complex in Western Europe, and a saline lake. Vegetation consists of circles of salt-resistant vegetation distributed according to salinity gradients and inundation, and includes reed and sedge beds. Numerous species of mammals and reptiles are supported. The site is important for numerous species of waders passing through on migration and for nesting and wintering waterbirds. Human activities include livestock grazing and bird hunting. Ramsar site no. 654. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

Administrative region: 
Aragón

  • National legal designation: 
    • private hunting reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1999

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