ES143
Montsech and Montgai mountains


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 49,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high unfavourable low
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Site description
A mountainous area of limestone cliffs and gorges. Sclerophyllous scrub predominates, with some scattered Quercus woodland, arable cultivation and olive-groves.

Key biodiversity
An important area for breeding raptors.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Montsech and Montgai mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/08/2019.