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Sierra Pelada mountain range


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 48,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
An area of hills with slopes covered by scrub, Quercus woodland and Eucalyptus and Pinus plantations. Dehesas occupy the northern section of the site. The main human activities are forestry and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors, particularly for Aegypius monachus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila adalberti (non-breeding).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sierra Pelada mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.