Izaga crag

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 2010 present B2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 2010 151-180 breeding pairs B1iii, C2, C6

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Peña Izaga Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,810 protected area overlaps with site 0
Peña Izaga Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,810 protected area overlaps with site 1,531
Peña Izaga Wild Fauna Reserve 314 protected area contained by site 314


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Izaga crag. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.