Lower course of the river Matarraña-Ribarroja

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 73,500 ha

Protection status:


Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower course of the river Matarraña-Ribarroja. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.