Mountain ranges of Ronda, Bermeja and Crestellina

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B1iii, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 122,720 ha


Site description (baseline)
A limestone massif with large areas of exposed rock. The vegetation comprises alpine pastures, scrub, maquis and Quercus, Pinus and Abies forest. The main human activities are livestock-farming, hunting and tourism.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mountain ranges of Ronda, Bermeja and Crestellina. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.