San Mauricio-Bohí-Beret

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 120,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A high-altitude mountain area in the Pyrenees with cliffs, numerous small mountain lakes, extensive alpine grasslands and Pinus and Abies forest. The area is used for forestry, stock-grazing in summer and tourism and recreation.

Key biodiversity
Breeding birds include four of the 10 species in Europe that are restricted to the Eurasian high-montane biome (when breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: San Mauricio-Bohí-Beret. Downloaded from on 14/04/2021.