IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,551 ha
Site description (baseline)
Arid Pinus canariensis forest located in the south of Gran Canaria. Regeneration is very slow due to low humidity, and undergrowth is sparse. Human activities include stock-farming and forestry practices.
One of the priority areas to be improved as part of the Fringilla teydea conservation programme, which provides for the release of captive-bred individuals.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tirajana pine woodland. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2011 on 04/06/2023.