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Mountain of Agua, gully of Los Cochinos and gully of Cuevas Negras


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 2009 - B2
Dark-tailed Laurel-pigeon Columba bollii LC resident 2003 80-100 breeding pairs A2, B2, C2, C6
White-tailed Laurel-pigeon Columba junoniae NT resident 2003 80-100 breeding pairs A1, A2, B2, C1, C2, C6
Plain Swift Apus unicolor LC resident 2009 - A2, B2
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus LC resident 2006 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Berthelot's Pipit Anthus berthelotii LC resident 2009 - A2
Island Canary Serinus canaria LC resident 2009 - A2, 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Accipiter nisus Eurasian Sparrowhawk 7 7 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity high
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Teno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,120 protected area overlaps with site 800
Teno Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,016 protected area overlaps with site 800
Teno Parque Rural 7,993 protected area overlaps with site 800
Interián Sitio de Interés Científico 100 protected area overlaps with site 0
Interián Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 100 protected area overlaps with site 0
Acantilados de La Culata Paisaje Protegido 541 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mountain of Agua, gully of Los Cochinos and gully of Cuevas Negras. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.