El Pardo-Viñuelas

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 35,873 ha


Site description
The site covers the foothills of the Sistema Central, immediately to the north of Madrid. It is an area of dehesa and grassland.

Key biodiversity
Breeding birds include six of the 20 species in Europe that are restricted to the Mediterranean biome (when breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Pardo-Viñuelas. Downloaded from on 19/05/2022.