ES009
Ancares mountains


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 50,600 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
A rugged mountainous area with many valleys covered by deciduous woodland, scrub and grasslands. The main human activities are cattle-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding forest species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ancares mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.