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Santo Domingo-Riglos-Gratal


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 2009 4 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2008 16 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 2008 min 481 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, C2, C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC resident 2009 min 16 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2001 200-400 breeding pairs B2, C2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierras de Santo Domingo y Caballera y Río Onsella Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 35,747 protected area overlaps with site 27,089
Sierras de Santo Domingo y Caballera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 30,875 protected area overlaps with site 23,138
Sierra y Cañones de Guara Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 81,412 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sierra de Santo Domingo Paisaje Protegido 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Río Onsella Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 443 protected area overlaps with site 107
Río Arba de Luesia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 329 protected area overlaps with site 68
Río Arba de Biel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 584 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monte Peiró - Arguis Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,549 protected area contained by site 1,549
Mallos de Riglos, Agüero y Peña Rueba Monumento Natural 188 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santo Domingo-Riglos-Gratal. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2022.