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Site description (2000 baseline)
A mountain range in the Sistema Central. The dominant vegetation-types are Quercus woodland, Pinus plantations, Genista and Cytisus scrub, and alpine grassland. Human activities include forestry, cattle-grazing in summer pastures, hunting and tourism.
This is an important area for forest- and cliff-nesting raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (3 resident pairs).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gredos and Candelario mountain ranges. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/gredos-and-candelario-mountain-ranges-iba-spain on 08/12/2023.