IBA criteria met: A1, A2, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 4,824 ha
Site description (baseline)
The largest continuous expanse of laurel Laurus forest in the Canary Islands, located in the central area of La Gomera. Other habitats include heath and scrub, and exotic coniferous woodland.
The site holds the highest numbers of Columba bollii in the Canary Islands, and is also important for other endemic birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Garajonay National Park. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2016 on 29/05/2023.