Gorramendi mountain and Itxusi crags

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 6,300 ha


Site description
A mountainous area along the border with France. The site contains scrub, wet grassland and Fagus forest. The main human activities are livestock-farming, hunting and forestry.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding raptors, particularly for Gyps fulvus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorramendi mountain and Itxusi crags. Downloaded from on 06/12/2021.