River Lobos canyon

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B1iii, C2 (2011)
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Area: 10,202 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 not assessed high high
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A limestone canyon with slopes that are covered by Pinus forest, maquis, scrub and grassland. The area is used for forestry, tourism and sheep-grazing.

Key biodiversity
A very important area for cliff-nesting raptors, particularly Gyps fulvus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Lobos canyon. Downloaded from on 21/09/2023.