Alto Lozoya-La Pedriza

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 56,431 ha


Site description
This site includes the southern slopes of the Guadarrama mountain range. The main vegetation-types are Quercus and Pinus woodland, degraded scrub and above 1,800 m alpine grassland.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alto Lozoya-La Pedriza. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.