ES079
Tiermes-Caracena


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 45,300 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiermes-Caracena. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/11/2019.