Upper sections of the rivers Tajo and Tajuña

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 157,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A limestone canyon along the upper reaches of the Rivers Tajo and Tajuña. Vegetation includes Pinus forest, garrigue and grassland areas.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for cliff-nesting raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper sections of the rivers Tajo and Tajuña. Downloaded from on 27/10/2020.