Valdegovía-Arcena mountain range

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 20,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A mountainous area with abundant cliffs. There are extensive areas of Pinus forest in the valleys together with grassland and arable crops. The main human activities are forestry and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for cliff-nesting raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valdegovía-Arcena mountain range. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.