Plasencia and San Bernabé mountain range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2 (2011)
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Area: 18,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high favourable negligible
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Site description
A small mountain range with Quercus woodland and dehesas at lower altitudes. The site includes the city of Plasencia and the Plasencia reservoir.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for Falco naumanni and passage Ciconia nigra. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (non-breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plasencia and San Bernabé mountain range. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.