An arid depression between the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra Alhamilla, with seasonal rivers and cliffs. There is sparse scrub and steppic vegetation and much bare ground. The main human activities are tourism, hunting and film making.
This is an important area for steppic birds.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tabernas desert. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2021.