Duratón canyon

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 11,750 ha


Site description
A limestone canyon with Populus plantations and Salix and Ulmus woodland along the river. The valley sides are covered by scrub and dry grasslands. The main human activities are hunting, forestry, agriculture and sheep-grazing.

Key biodiversity
An important site for cliff-nesting raptors and Chersophilus duponti.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Duratón canyon. Downloaded from on 21/05/2022.