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Sierra Morena de Sevilla


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 164,840 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
A rugged mountainous area to the north of Sevilla, with steep-sided valleys. Vegetation comprises Mediterranean scrub, grassland, Quercus woodland and dehesas. The main human activities are livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for raptors and passerines characteristic of Mediterranean habitats. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (20 breeding pairs).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra Morena de Sevilla. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2019.