Tenegüime gully

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A gully with scrub, drought-resistant grassland, exposed bedrock and inland cliffs situated in the north-east of Lanzarote. Human activities include goat-grazing.

Key biodiversity
The site is also important for breeding seabirds and raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats are posed by the presence of people taking part in open-air sports (climbing has the highest impact), and the poaching of Calonectris diomedea chicks (more than 70% of chicks are captured every year).

Protected areas
National High International None421 ha of IBA covered by Protected Landscape (Tenegüime, 421 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tenegüime gully. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.