Arlanza Valley-Peñas de Cervera

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 26,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high not assessed low
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Site description
A group of limestone cliffs carved by the Rivers Arlanza and Mataviejas. The slopes and plateaus are covered by Juniperus and Quercus woodland, scrub and arable agriculture in the valleys.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arlanza Valley-Peñas de Cervera. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.