Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 83,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A group of limestone mountains crossed by deep valleys and with many cliffs. Predominantly covered by Pinus forests with some areas dominated by Quercus. There are also extensive areas of Mediterranean scrub. The main human activities are forestry and livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.

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