A group of limestone mountains crossed by deep valleys. There is cultivation in the valleys and mixed forest, Quercus forest and scrub in the mountains. The main human activity is livestock-farming.
This is an important area for species characteristic of Mediterranean forest and scrub.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moratalla mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.