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.
This is an important area for cliff-nesting raptors.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valdegovía-Arcena mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2019.