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Urbión and Cebollera Mountain Ranges


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix LC resident 2009 50 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 2009 21 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2008 20-25 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2008 6 breeding pairs C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 2009 20 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Circus cyaneus NR resident 2008 25 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Urbión National Game Reserve 100,023 protected area overlaps with site 80,000
Sierras De Urbión Y Cebollera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 42,984 protected area overlaps with site 38,461
Sierras de Demanda, Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,236 protected area overlaps with site 75,163
Sierra De Urbión Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,263 protected area contained by site 39,806
Sierra De La Demanda Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 70,692 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sierra De La Demanda Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,300 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Riberas Del Río Duero y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,594 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Riberas Del Río Cidacos Y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 178 protected area overlaps with site 9
Riberas Del Río Arlanza Y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 998 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oncala-Valtajeros Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,394 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cameros National Game Reserve 92,918 protected area overlaps with site 82,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Urbión and Cebollera Mountain Ranges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/02/2020.