River Mundo and river Segura canyons

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Two river valleys with well conserved riverine forest and also Pinus forest with some areas of scrub. The main human activities are livestock-farming, forestry, tourism and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for forest- and cliff-nesting raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from increasing tourism, the development of the transport infrastructure, illegal hunting and poisoning, and forest fires.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Mundo and river Segura canyons. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.