Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

National Park
Record Public

Description

This area covers the largest limestone massive in Western Europe, in the central Pyrenees in Spain. It is a high mountain landscape, dominated by Monte Perdido (3348m).
In the area there are the following habitats: mountains, deep valleys with steep or rugged slopes, streams, meadows, mires, scrubs and coniferous or mixed forests.
The forests are dominated by the pine, fir and beech, but there are also formations with small-leaved lime, ash, holm oak, birch and oak.

Ornithological importance

In this area there is a record of the Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Alpine Citril Finch (Carduelis citrinella), White-winged Snowfinch (Montifringilla nivalis), Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta), Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria), Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax), and Yellow-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus).

Geographic information

42.653717°, 0.028194°
700m - 3348m
156.080km²

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Conservation status

  • National Park
    • Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park
      Yes
      100.00
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