Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
Sea cliffs and rock stacks along the northern coast of La Gomera. The cliff tops support grassland, Juniperus
bushes and pine Pinus
plantations. Human activities include livestock-grazing.
The site is important due to the potential for recolonization by Pandion haliaetus
, numbers of which are increasing on the island.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Introduced goats can cause disturbance, but no other important threats have been recorded.
High55 ha of IBA covered by Natural Monument (Los Organos, 154 ha). 55 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Los Organos, 106 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vallehermoso coast. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/vallehermoso-coast-iba-spain on 25/09/2023.