Moratalla mountain range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 22,695 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Moratalla mountain range. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.