Dos Ríos and Orba mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 34,700 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The site includes the Sierra de los Dos Ríos mountain range, crossed by two gorges, with limestone cliffs, dense maquis and Pinus woodland. The main human activities are forestry and sheep-grazing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors and an important roosting site for Neophron percnopterus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dos Ríos and Orba mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 27/10/2020.