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.
The site is important for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (25 non-breeding individuals).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Badajoz mountain ranges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2019.