Sierra Morena de Córdoba

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 119,715 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A range of hills with Mediterranean scrub, dehesas and a few olive-groves. The main human activities are livestock-grazing and game hunting.

Key biodiversity
Breeding birds include seven of the 20 species in Europe that are restricted to the Mediterranean biome (when breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra Morena de Córdoba. Downloaded from on 18/10/2019.