Year of compilation: 2000
A small mountain range with Quercus
woodland and dehesas at lower altitudes. The site includes the city of Plasencia and the Plasencia reservoir.
This is an important area for Falco naumanni
and passage Ciconia nigra
. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from the restoration of old buildings used as nesting sites by Falco naumanni
(`Other' threats, above), and increasing urban development.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plasencia and San Bernabé mountain range. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 07/03/2021.