Montejo de la Vega-Riaza canyon

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 9,400 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A limestone canyon with Populus plantations, small woods of Quercus and Juniperus, open scrub, grassland and cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for cliff-nesting raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Montejo de la Vega-Riaza canyon. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021.