Obarenes mountains

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 40,688 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A low mountain range to the west of Miranda del Ebro, which includes many cliffs and a small gorge. The main vegetation-types are scrub, grassland and Quercus and Fagus woodland. The area is used for livestock-farming, arable agriculture and hunting.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Obarenes mountains. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.