Morella pass

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A low mountain range with Pinus halepensis forest, small Quercus woodlands and large expanses of Mediterranean scrub. The area is used for forestry, hunting and sheep-grazing. The most important threat are forest fires, also new roads and high hunting pressure.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The greatest threat is from forest fires. Other threats include new road construction and high hunting pressure.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Morella pass. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.