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Santo Domingo-Riglos-Gratal


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A mountainous area on the southern edge of the Pyrenees. The vegetation includes maquis, Pinus plantations, and extensive scrub and grassland areas. The main human activities are forestry, livestock-farming and recreation.



Key biodiversity
This is an important area for raptors.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats are from intensive forest management, particularly the construction of new tracks, disturbance caused by climbers, particularly of nesting raptors, and a plan to build a dam at Biscarrués.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santo Domingo-Riglos-Gratal. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.