Altos de Barahona high moor

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 49,940 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high unfavourable negligible
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Site description
A deforested limestone plain in southern Soria, with small cliffs along rivers and streams. The site is dominated by non-irrigated cereal crops with some low scrub and dry grassland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species, including the most important population of Chersophilus duponti in Spain.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Altos de Barahona high moor. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.