In the locality of Segovia , in Pedraza is located the Thematic Center of Imperial Eagle. This center has been built on the ruins of the old church of San Miguel and until the mid seventeenth century, was one of the churches that gave service the population of peasants and artisans in the area.
Thematic center of the Imperial Eagle in Pedraza, Segovia
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The restoration work of the House of the Imperian Eagle were very careful since while was being performing, they came to unearth 17 beautifully decorated Romanesque ashlars, some of the twelfth century, which today are found in Provincial Museum of Segovia.
Thus, the church of San Miguel is the headquarters of Thematic center of the Imperial Eagle and in it can be found:
- Villa and land of Pedraza; This is the information center of the region Villa and Earth, here is disclosed one of the corners with more natural and cultural wealth of the province.
- Red Natura 2000; This section is divided into three areas, Natura 2000 network throughout Europe, Natura 2000 Network in Castilla y León, and Red Natura in Segovia. This section contains computer equipment, panels and panels maps of protected species.
- Imperial Eagle; It teaches the Eagle from different points of view, how to hunt, size, strength, and so on. The Iberian Imperial Eagle is included on the National List Of Threatened Species in the Danger of Extinction category. The Government of Castilla y León in 2003 has developed the recovery plan for the species.
Its global population in 2006 amounted to 217 couples, 29 of which are in Castilla y León, the rest is divided by Andalucía, Castilla la Mancha, Extremadura and Madrid. Although the Iberian Imperial Eagle still in danger of extinction, the population has increased. In 2011 a population of 300 couples was estimated. All this is due to there are now a recovery plan for the species a national level and some communities have also designed a plan for their conservation.
More information about the House of the Imperial Eagle in www.patrimonionatural.org
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