Two mountainous areas to the east of Pamplona, with limestone cliffs, Pinus woodland, grassland and scrub. The main human activities are livestock-farming, hunting and forestry.
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors and forest birds.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Areta, Archuba and Zariquieta mountain ranges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.