La Safor and North Alicante mountain ranges

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of mountains between the provinces of Valencia and Alicante with well conserved Mediterranean forest. Human activities include forestry, hunting and agriculture.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species typical of Mediterranean habitats and cliff-nesting raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Forestry exploitation and forest fires are the most important threats. A management plan for the Natural Park has existed since 1993.

Protected areas
National None International Low2,450 ha of IBA covered by Natural Park (Carrascal de la Font Roja, 2,450 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Safor and North Alicante mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 21/05/2022.