Montánchez mountain range-Cornalvo reservoir

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, C1, C2 (2011)
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Area: 54,500 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The site contains extensive areas of dehesa areas and also grasslands and scrub. A small reservoir lies within the site. The main human activities are livestock-farming, hunting and cork harvesting (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
An important site for raptors, steppic birds and wintering Grus grus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Montánchez mountain range-Cornalvo reservoir. Downloaded from on 26/11/2020.