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Ayllón mountain range
Spain, Castilla y León,Castilla-La Mancha,Comunidad de Madrid
3o 20.00' West 41o 15.00' North
1,000 - 2,262m
Year of IBA assessment
Site description A massif at the eastern end of the Sistema Central mountains. The dominant vegetation is sclerophyllous scrub with small Quercus and Fagus woods and extensive Pinus plantations. Hunting and forestry are the most important human activities.
Key Biodiversity This is an important site for breeding raptors.
Protection statusNational Partial International None1,641 ha of IBA covered by Natural Park (Hayedo de Tejera Negra, 1,641 ha). 68,106 ha of IBA covered by National Game Reserve (Sonsaz, 68,106 ha). 87 ha of IBA covered by Natural Site of National Interest (Riofrío de Riaza, 87 ha). 250 ha of IBA covered by Natural Site of National Interest (Hayedo de Montejo de la Sierra, 250 ha).
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BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ayllón mountain range. Downloaded from
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