IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C4, C6 (2011)
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Area: 140,011 ha
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A group of five rocky islands that support drought-resistant vegetation: La Graciosa (coordinates as above), Montaña Clara (29°17'N, 13°32'W), Roque del Este (29°18'N, 13°31'W), Roque del Oeste (29°16'N, 13°20'W) and Alegranza (29°23'N, 13°30'W). Human activities are mainly related to conservation and research, and fishing.
The site holds some of the highest numbers of breeding seabirds and raptors in the Canaries.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lanzarote islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.