Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Altos de Barahona high moor. Downloaded from
https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/altos-de-barahona-high-moor-iba-spain on 26/02/2024.