Oña and Tesla mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 37,800 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high not assessed low
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Site description
A mountain range in the north of Burgos province with numerous cliffs and two small gorges. The slopes are covered by scrub, Pinus plantations and small Quercus and Fagus woodlands. The area is used for livestock grazing, forestry and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oña and Tesla mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 30/07/2021.