ES297
Las Villuercas mountain range


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 216,230 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Las Villuercas mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/05/2019.