Urbión and Cebollera Mountain Ranges

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 142,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The site encompasses the central mountains of the Sistema Ibérico Norte with large Pinus, Quercus and Fagus woodlands, and extensive areas of grassland and scrub. The main human activities are forestry, livestock-farming, and recreational activities.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species associated with upland forest and grassland, particularly raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Urbión and Cebollera Mountain Ranges. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021.