Peña de Francia

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 65,500 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high favourable low
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Site description
A mountainous area with slopes covered by Quercus and Castanea woodland, Cytisus scrub and a few Pinus plantations. The main human activities are forestry, game hunting and tourism.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding forest raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila adalberti (resident).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Peña de Francia. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.