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Nature

Area located in the center-west of the province of Cáceres, between the Monfragüe National Park and the Tajo International Natural Park.

FAUNA

BIRDS

The banks of river Tagus and Alagón present abundant rocky escarpments of great importance for the nesting of rupicolous birds that are those that nest in rocks. Within this group we will highlight:

Black stork

Alimoche

Egyptian vulture

Golden Eagle

Bonelli’s eagle

etc..

FISHES

In the Tagus River there are both native species and species introduced by man that have managed to adapt and acclimate to their new habitat.

SELF-CUTTING SPECIES

Barbel

Sparrow

INTRODUCTED SPECIES

Black Bass

Pike

Bullhead

Carp

AMPHIBIANS

In this zone we can find several species of newts, among which we highlight the gallipato

Among the different species of frogs and toads we will highlight the existence of the Iberian parter toad

REPTILES

Diverse  species of lizards, and snakes inhabit in the zone, emphasizing by their singularity the Iberian slant.

Also inhabited in this area is the leprous tortoise, semi-aquatic reptile

MAMMALS

Can be found:

Mustelidea (weasels, genet, ferrets, barnacles, badgers, otters …)

Bats

Tops and Shrews

Foxes

Deers

etc…

FLORA

Alternating landscapes between:

– Grassland where the holm oak predominate.

– Vegetation of scrubland (rock roses, brooms, kermes oaks …)

– Riverside vegetation and forest of gallery (poplars, elms …) next to the water courses of streams and rivers, as we move away from the margins of the reservoir banks.

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