Río Huebra-Arribes del Duero

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 170,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A area of granitic cliffs around the River Duero and its tributaries. The site is dominated by Quercus, Cistus and Juniperus scrub. The main human activities are arable agriculture and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors and breeding Ciconia nigra.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Río Huebra-Arribes del Duero. Downloaded from on 22/06/2021.