Bujeo, Ojén, del Niño and Blanquilla mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, A4iv, B1iii, B1iv, C1, C2, C5, C6 (2011)
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Area: 42,100 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A chain of limestone hills covered by Quercus woodland and scrub. The main human activities are livestock-farming and cork harvesting (`Other' land-use, below).

Key biodiversity
The site is a major migratory bottleneck, where 20,000 storks and raptors regularly pass.

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bujeo, Ojén, del Niño and Blanquilla mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.