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Moratalla mountain range


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 21,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species characteristic of Mediterranean forest and scrub.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moratalla mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.