Moncayo mountain range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 49,810 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 very high favourable medium
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Site description (baseline)
An isolated massif that has been subject to deforestation. Some Quercus, Fagus and Pinus forests remain on the northern slopes. The main human activities are livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Moncayo mountain range. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.