Plains of La Corona-Las Honduras

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara LC resident 1995 10 breeding pairs B2, C6
African Houbara Chlamydotis undulata VU resident 2006 80-113 individuals A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC resident 1995 5 breeding pairs B2, C6
Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor LC resident 2006 - B2, C6
Berthelot's Pipit Anthus berthelotii LC resident 2009 - B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Llanos de La Corona y Tegala Grande Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,751 is identical to site 3,336
Espacio marino del oriente y sur de Lanzarote-Fuerteventura Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,432,842 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
military -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plains of La Corona-Las Honduras. Downloaded from on 20/04/2021.