Altos de Barahona high moor

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 49,940 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 unfavourable high negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A deforested limestone plain in southern Soria, with small cliffs along rivers and streams. The site is dominated by non-irrigated cereal crops with some low scrub and dry grassland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for steppic species, including the most important population of Chersophilus duponti in Spain.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Altos de Barahona high moor. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.