ES139
Mountains of Barcelona


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 124,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high not assessed low
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Site description
Calcareous mountains covered by Pinus forests and above 600 m by Quercus forest. The adjacent plain contains cereal crops, maquis and alluvial forest.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species characteristic of the Mediterranean region, and cliff-nesting species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mountains of Barcelona. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.