Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A rugged landscape with many small gorges, small Quercus and Juniperus woods, scrub and arable cultivation. The main human activities are sheep-grazing and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important breeding area for cliff-nesting raptors, particularly Gyps fulvus and Neophron percnopterus.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No serious threats known at the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiermes-Caracena. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.