La Losa-Orduña (Salvada mountain range)

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 20,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high near favourable low
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Site description
A mountain range with cliffs, large expanses of scrub and grassland, a few Fagus and Quercus woodlands and Pinus plantations. The area is used for livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Losa-Orduña (Salvada mountain range). Downloaded from on 21/01/2021.