IBA Criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 22,695 ha
A group of limestone mountains crossed by deep valleys. There is cultivation in the valleys and mixed forest, Quercus forest and scrub in the mountains. The main human activity is livestock-farming.
This is an important area for species characteristic of Mediterranean forest and scrub.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moratalla mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.