Peña Labra and Cordel mountain ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 110,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A mountainous site in the Cantabrian range with extensive areas of scrub and grassland, and some deciduous forest. Human activities include tourism and recreation, hunting and cattle-grazing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding forest raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Peña Labra and Cordel mountain ranges. Downloaded from on 14/04/2021.