Las Villuercas mountain range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 190,952 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A mountainous area with dense oak Quercus forest, Castanea sativa woodland, Pinus plantations and extensive areas of scrub. Around villages there are arable fields, olive-groves, grasslands and dehesas.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and Ciconia nigra.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Las Villuercas mountain range. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.