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Alto Lozoya-La Pedriza


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2009 min 382 breeding pairs B1i, C2, C6
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 2009 min 154 breeding pairs C2, C6
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT resident 2009 92 breeding pairs A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2009 5 breeding pairs C6
Falco peregrinus NR resident 2001 min 7 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra De Guadarrama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 69,660 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sierra de Guadarrama Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,783 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cumbre, circo y lagunas de Peñalara Nature Park 768 protected area contained by site 768
Cuenca del río Manzanares Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 63,305 protected area overlaps with site 15,729
Cuenca del río Lozoya y Sierra Norte Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 49,887 protected area overlaps with site 25,717
Cuenca del río Guadarrama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 34,038 protected area overlaps with site 2,862
Cuenca Alta del Río Manzanares UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 101,300 protected area overlaps with site 8,000
Cuenca Alta del Manzanares Regional Park 46,323 protected area overlaps with site 8,000
Alto Lozoya Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 29,144 protected area contained by site 7,866

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Rocky areas Scree & boulders -
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry plantations -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alto Lozoya-La Pedriza. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/06/2019.