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.
This is an important site for breeding raptors and Ciconia nigra.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Las Villuercas mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/08/2019.