ES270
Central Badajoz mountain ranges


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 90,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
A mountainous area in the centre of Badajoz province with high cliffs, extensive areas of broadleaved evergreen forest, sclerophyllous scrub and dehesas in the valleys. The area is used for livestock- grazing.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (25 non-breeding individuals).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Badajoz mountain ranges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.