Ancares mountains

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 53,925 ha


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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ancares mountains. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.