Mountains of Barcelona

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 112,206 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 not assessed high low
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mountains of Barcelona. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.