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La Cabrera mountain range


IBA Criteria

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 estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix LC resident 2009 100-200 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2009 50-150 breeding pairs C2, C6
Dartford Warbler Curruca undata NT resident 2009 200-500 breeding pairs A1, C1
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis LC breeding 2009 50-100 breeding pairs B2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra de la Cabrera - ZEPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,937 protected area overlaps with site 10,559
Sierra De La Cabrera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,784 protected area overlaps with site 10,938
Riberas Del Río Tuela y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 498 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pena Trevinca Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 24,896 protected area overlaps with site 8,676
Pena Trevinca Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 22,511 protected area overlaps with site 8,422
Pena Trevinca Zona de Especial Protección de los Valores Naturales 24,894 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lago de Truchillas Monumento Natural 1,027 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lago de Sanabria y Sierras Segundera y de Porto Parque Natural 32,302 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lago de Sanabria y alrededores - ZEPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 30,495 protected area overlaps with site 24,239
Lago De Sanabria y Alrededores Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32,509 protected area overlaps with site 24,203
Lago de Sanabria Nature Park 5,027 protected area contained by site 22,365
Lago de la Baña Monumento Natural 797 protected area contained by site 1,066
Lago de La Baña Natural Monument 731 protected area contained by site 731

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Cabrera mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2022.