San Pedro mountain range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 317,024 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 favourable very high medium
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A large mountainous area on the border with Portugal. The site contains well-preserved Mediterranean vegetation, with Quercus woodland, dehesas, grassland, scrub and maquis. The main human activities are livestock-farming, game hunting and cork harvesting (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding storks, raptors and steppic species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: San Pedro mountain range. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.