A mountainous area in the Cordillera Cantábrica with extensive deciduous woods dominated by Fagus sylvatica. The area is used for game hunting, coal mining and cattle-grazing.
This is an important site for breeding species associated with upland forests and open alpine habitats.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Degaña-Hermo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.