Montes Aquilanos range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 55,000 ha


Site description
A mountainous area comprising the Montes Aquilanos and the Sierra del Teleno ranges. The vegetation is a mixture of deciduous and mixed forest, scrub, Pinus plantations and alpine grasslands. Human activities include hunting and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for cliff-nesting raptors and forest birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (100 non-breeding individuals).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Montes Aquilanos range. Downloaded from on 03/12/2021.