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Garajonay National Park


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 1999 min 1,000 breeding pairs A2, B2, C2, C6
White-tailed Laurel-pigeon Columba junoniae NT resident 1999 10-100 breeding pairs A1, A2, B2, C1, C2, C6
Plain Swift Apus unicolor LC non-breeding 2009 - A2
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus LC resident 1999 10-15 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Teselinde-Cabecera de Vallehermoso Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,341 protected area overlaps with site 402
Roque Blanco Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 30 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Orone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,707 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Majona Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,976 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Garajonay Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,528 protected area overlaps with site 2,993
Garajonay Nacional Park 3,986 protected area overlaps with site 3,984
Cabecera Barranco de Aguajilva Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 140 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Benchijigua Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 483 protected area overlaps with site 48
Barrancos del Cedro y Liria Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 96 protected area overlaps with site 36

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 Forestry plantations -
Introduced vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Garajonay National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/04/2020.