Los Rodeos-La Esperanza This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: B2 (2011)
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Area: 1,286 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2016 very unfavourable very high negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
An area of grassland, scrub and agricultural land located in north-east Tenerife, bordered by a residential area and the airport.

Key biodiversity
The only site for Calandrella rufescens rufescens in the Canaries and the best area on Tenerife for grassland species. The site is also a wintering and stop-over site for herons, waders and passerines and a feeding site for species that breed nearby (mainly raptors and passerines).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Los Rodeos-La Esperanza. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.