Year of compilation: 2000
A rugged landscape with many small gorges, small Quercus
woods, scrub and arable cultivation. The main human activities are sheep-grazing and forestry.
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.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiermes-Caracena. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.