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La Demanda mountains


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 2008 20-30 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1995 min 15 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2009 15-20 breeding pairs B2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2009 11-12 breeding pairs C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 1995 min 19 breeding pairs B2, C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC resident 2009 15-20 breeding pairs C6

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierras de Demanda; Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 138,607 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sierras de Demanda; Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 138,607 protected area overlaps with site 56,508
Sierras de Demanda, Urbión, Cebollera y Cameros Zona de Especial Conservación de Importancia Comunitaria 138,607 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sierra de la Demanda - ZEPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 50,936 protected area overlaps with site 38,143
Sierra De La Demanda Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 70,745 protected area overlaps with site 46,698
Riberas Del Río Tirón y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 457 protected area overlaps with site 58
Riberas Del Río Arlanzón y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,119 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Riberas Del Río Arlanza y Afluentes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,216 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Demanda National Game Reserve 73,819 protected area overlaps with site 35,000
Cameros National Game Reserve 92,918 protected area overlaps with site 15,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
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 -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Demanda mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.