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.
This is an important site for cliff-nesting raptors.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Guadalope. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.