Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 59,779 ha


Site description
A rugged landscape with many small gorges, small Quercus and Juniperus woods, scrub and arable cultivation. The main human activities are sheep-grazing and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important breeding area for cliff-nesting raptors, particularly Gyps fulvus and Neophron percnopterus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiermes-Caracena. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.