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Río Huebra-Arribes del Duero


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from forestry, quarrying and the abandonment of traditional land-uses.



Protected areas
National None International Partial75,000 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Arribes del Duero, 86,000 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Río Huebra-Arribes del Duero. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.