Year of compilation: 2000
A lower montane area with broadleaved forests (Quercus
) 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
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The high hunting pressure on all migratory birds is the main threat.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Col de Lizarrieta. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2022.