María mountain range-Los Vélez

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 82,880 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Mountains dominated by Pinus and Quercus forests and Pinus plantations, with Juniperus scrub at higher altitudes. The main human activities are agriculture and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: María mountain range-Los Vélez. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.