Site description (2000 baseline)
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.
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).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sierra Morena de Sevilla. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/sierra-morena-de-sevilla-iba-spain on 28/11/2023.