La Almenara mountain range-Cape Cope

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 25,850 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Low mountains including a coastal section. The main habitats are scrub, orchards, Pinus halepensis woodland and arable crops. Human activities include hunting, forestry and agriculture.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for raptors and steppic species. The site holds a new population of Bucanetes githagineus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Almenara mountain range-Cape Cope. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.