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Ordesa-Bielsa


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix LC resident 2001 11-50 breeding pairs C6
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta LC resident 2009 min 10 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 2009 min 10 males C6
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT non-breeding 2009 30-40 individuals C6
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 2009 min 11 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2009 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2001 min 800 breeding pairs B2, C2
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 2009 - A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident 2009 - A3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident 2009 - A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 2009 - A3
Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella LC resident 2009 - A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Viñamala Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,302 protected area is adjacent to site 1,676
Viñamala National Game Reserve 49,230 protected area overlaps with site 15,000
Río Cinca (Valle de Pineta) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 118 protected area contained by site 118
Río Ara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,019 protected area overlaps with site 226
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 31,189 protected area overlaps with site 13,448
Ordesa-Vinamala UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 51,396 protected area overlaps with site 20,000
Ordesa y Monte Perdido Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,797 protected area contained by site 0
Ordesa y Monte Perdido Parque Nacional 15,608 protected area contained by site 0
Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park 35,287 protected area overlaps with site 31,800
Ordesa y Monte Perdido Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,797 protected area contained by site 15,608
Los Circos National Game Reserve 27,119 protected area overlaps with site 13,000
Glaciares Pirenaicos - Macizo de Monte Perdido o de las Tres Sorores Monumento Natural 779 protected area contained by site 0
Glaciares Pirenaicos - Macizo de la Munia Monumento Natural 3,190 protected area contained by site 0
Cueva de Los Moros Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cuenca del Río Yesa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,600 protected area overlaps with site 494
Cuenca del Río Airés Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,742 protected area overlaps with site 1,976
Chistau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,679 protected area overlaps with site 822
Bujaruelo - Garganta de Los Navarros Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,775 protected area is adjacent to site 1,676
Alto Valle del Cinca Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,591 protected area contained by site 14,655
Alto Cinca Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,708 protected area contained by site 14,670

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ordesa-Bielsa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2022.