Central Badajoz mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 88,133 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A mountainous area in the centre of Badajoz province with high cliffs, extensive areas of broadleaved evergreen forest, sclerophyllous scrub and dehesas in the valleys. The area is used for livestock- grazing.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (25 non-breeding individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Central Badajoz mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.