Embalse de Cordobilla Natural Area

Sierras Subbéticas Natural Park

The Embalse de Cordobilla Natural Area includes a reservoir and immediate surrounding area on the Genil river.  It covers 1,460ha.  As with all water sources it is an important area for birds.

Resident birds include white-headed ducks, purple gallinules, grey and purple herons, and white storks. In winter the area become home to red-crested pochards, widgeons, gadwalls, mallards and cranes.

Reedbeds, bulrushes, tamarisk and willows are the predominate plants.


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