Cuenca mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 101,032 ha


Site description
Flat-topped mountains to the north of Cuenca. The landscape is dominated by cliffs and gorges and the vegetation cover is almost completely Pinus forest. The main human activities are forestry, livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cuenca mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.