ES149
Morella pass


Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 54,860 ha

SEO/BirdLife

Site description (2000 baseline)
A low mountain range with Pinus halepensis forest, small Quercus woodlands and large expanses of Mediterranean scrub. The area is used for forestry, hunting and sheep-grazing. The most important threat are forest fires, also new roads and high hunting pressure.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Morella pass. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/morella-pass-iba-spain on 01/10/2023.