Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
Site description (baseline)
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.
This is an important area for raptors and steppic species. The site holds a new population of Bucanetes githagineus.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from the abandonment of traditional crops and an increase use of crops grown under plastic, increasing use of game fences and the creation of new tracks.
None250 ha of IBA covered by Regional Park (Cabo Cope-Puntas Calnegre, 2,936 ha). 1,960 ha of IBA covered by Protected Landscape (Sierra de las Moreras, 1,960 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: La Almenara mountain range-Cape Cope. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1912 on 04/06/2023.