River Lobos canyon

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1iii, C2 (2011)
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Area: 9,580 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high not assessed high
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Site description
A limestone canyon with slopes that are covered by Pinus forest, maquis, scrub and grassland. The area is used for forestry, tourism and sheep-grazing.

Key biodiversity
A very important area for cliff-nesting raptors, particularly Gyps fulvus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Lobos canyon. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021.