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El Escorial-San Martín de Valdeiglesias


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 198,400 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high not assessed low
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Site description
The site includes the Sistema Central between Puerto de Guadarrama and Gredos. Vegetation includes dehesa woodland, grassland and scrub, small areas of Quercus and Pinus woodland and arable cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding and passage raptors and storks.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Escorial-San Martín de Valdeiglesias. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2019.