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Year of compilation: 2000
A mountainous area in the Cordillera Cantábrica with limestone cliffs, Quercus
woodland, and alpine grasslands grazed by cattle. The site also includes five protected lakes.
This is an important site for cliff-nesting and forest species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from tourism, fires and quarrying.
None47,755 ha of IBA covered by National Game Reserve (Fuentes Carrionas, 47,755 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fuentes Carrionas. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023.