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Tiermes-Caracena


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No serious threats known at the site.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiermes-Caracena. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/05/2020.