Arribes del Duero-Fermoselle

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 56,705 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed medium high
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Site description (2000 baseline)
An area of granitic cliffs along the River Duero. The slopes covered in Quercus woodland, sclerophyllous scrub and grassland. The main human activities are arable cultivation and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors and breeding Ciconia nigra.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Arribes del Duero-Fermoselle. Downloaded from on 28/09/2023.