Fuentes Carrionas

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 69,458 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high not assessed medium
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Site description
A mountainous area in the Cordillera Cantábrica with limestone cliffs, Quercus and Fagus woodland, and alpine grasslands grazed by cattle. The site also includes five protected lakes.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting and forest species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fuentes Carrionas. Downloaded from on 22/03/2023.