|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
|2007||not assessed||very high||medium|
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Site description (2000 baseline)
Northern slope of the Guadarrama mountain range in the Sistema Central with Quercus pyrenaica and Pinus sylvestris woodland and Q. rotundifolia below 1,000 m. There are also large areas of degraded scrub and above 1,800 m Cytisus and Juniperus scrub. The main human activities are cattle-farming, game hunting and skiing.
This is a very important area for breeding raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (4-5 breeding pairs).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northern slope of Guadarrama mountain range. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/northern-slope-of-guadarrama-mountain-range-iba-spain on 03/12/2023.