Montsech and Montgai mountains

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 52,632 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 unfavourable very high low
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Montsech and Montgai mountains. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.