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Tiermes-Caracena


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2005 5-21 breeding pairs C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2008 min 16 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 2008 min 268 breeding pairs B1iii, C2, C6
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti NT resident 2007 min 227 males A1, B2, C1, C2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra de Pela Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,972 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sierra De Ayllón Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,349 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pinar De Losana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 801 protected area overlaps with site 795
Encinares De Tiermes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,149 protected area contained by site 1,153
Altos de Barahona - ZEPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 42,881 protected area overlaps with site 0
Altos De Barahona Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 43,988 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiermes-Caracena. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.