Coria mountain ranges

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A plain to the south-east of Coria crossed by a small range of hills. Most of the area is dehesa with areas of arable land, scrub, grassland, Quercus woodland and Pinus and Eucalyptus plantations. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

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

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are afforestation, irrigation of crops, the erection of powerlines, and water-management schemes.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Coria mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.