Iruelas valley

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 12,539 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high not assessed high
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Site description
A mountain valley with numerous gorges and streams. The dominant vegetation is scrub and Pinus forest with small areas of Quercus and Castanea woodland and riverine forest. The main human activities are forestry, hunting and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
An important area for resident raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila adalberti (resident).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iruelas valley. Downloaded from on 26/03/2023.