Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
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.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from forest fires. Persecution of Hieraaetus fasciatus
has led to its extinction in the site.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moratalla mountain range. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2023.