A mountainous area dominated by Pinus forests, Quercus woodland and sclerophyllous scrub. Three rivers with associated riverine vegetation cross the area. The main human activities are forestry and hunting.
This is an important site for breeding raptors.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower course of the river Matarraña-Ribarroja. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2019.