River Guadalope

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 33,119 ha


Site description (baseline)
The site includes a gorge which runs along a 40-km stretch of the river. There are limestone cliffs with Pinus woodland, scrub and grassland areas. The main human activities include sheep-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Guadalope. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.