IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, B1iv, C2, C3, C5, C6 (2000)
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Area: 1,500 ha
Site description (baseline)
A lower montane area with broadleaved forests (Quercus and Fagus) and heathland.
The site is a migratory bottleneck, where more than 3,000 cranes and 3,000 raptors regularly pass (including Pernis apivorus 2,500; Milvus milvus 3,500; Grus grus 15,000).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Col de Lizarrieta. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2172 on 28/05/2023.