River Moros

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site includes conifer forests, riverine forest along the River Moros and some grassland and arable cultivation. The main human activities are arable cultivation, livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and breeding Ciconia ciconia. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (non-breeding).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are increasing sand extraction, increasing disturbance from traffic and the clearance of forest.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Moros. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.