A limestone massif with large areas of exposed rock. The vegetation comprises alpine pastures, scrub, maquis and Quercus, Pinus and Abies forest. The main human activities are livestock-farming, hunting and tourism.
This is an important area for breeding raptors.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mountain ranges of Ronda, Bermeja and Crestellina. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/01/2023.