Antequera mountain range-El Chorro

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 23,745 ha


Site description (baseline)
A low mountain range to the north of Málaga. The IBA has been largely deforested, with some patches of Quercus and Pinus woodland. The slopes are heavily cultivated with perennial crops. Remaining areas are dominated by scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for cliff-nesting raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Antequera mountain range-El Chorro. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.