Montsant and Prades mountains

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 80,900 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2008 very high not assessed not assessed
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Site description (baseline)
An area of low coastal mountains with many cliffs. The site has extensive Pinus forests and large areas of scrub. Agricultural areas are mainly used for olive-groves, vineyards and orchards. The main human activities are hunting, forestry, and agriculture.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for resident raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Montsant and Prades mountains. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.