Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
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.
This is an important area for steppic species, including the most important population of Chersophilus duponti
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from changes in management of agricultural land, afforestation and hunting.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Altos de Barahona high moor. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.