The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata||LC||resident||2011||min 5 breeding pairs||C2|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Sima del Puntal de Mateu||Cuevas||1||protected area contained by site||0|
|Sierra Calderona||Parque Natural||18,079||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Serra Calderona (ZEPA)||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||18,777||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Serra Calderona||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||17,782||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Cova Soterranya||Cuevas||1||protected area contained by site||0|
|Cova del Cavall||Cuevas||1||protected area contained by site||0|
|Cova de l`Alt del Pi||Cuevas||1||protected area contained by site||0|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Serra Calderona. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/serra-calderona-iba-spain on 30/11/2023.