Sobrón canyon

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B1iii, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 4,800 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high favourable low
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Site description
The area includes a gorge of the River Ebro, with cliffs and slopes covered by Fagus and Quercus woodland, scrub and Pinus plantations. The main human activities are arable agriculture, livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for resident raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sobrón canyon. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.