Year of compilation: 2000
In the mountains the vegetation comprises large expanses of sclerophyllous scrub, areas of dense maquis, and small Quercus
woodlands. In the plains there are extensive dehesas and grasslands.
Breeding birds include four of the 20 species in Europe that are restricted to the Mediterranean biome (when breeding).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from road and track improvements, the use of poison baits and the use of metal fences, all as part of hunting activities (`Other' threats).
Partial40,000 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Cabañeros, 40,000 ha). 117,191 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Cabañeros, 117,191 ha).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Toledo mountains-Cabañeros. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2019.