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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santo Domingo-Riglos-Gratal. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.