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Frontera laurel forest


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
Dark-tailed Laurel-pigeon Columba bollii LC resident 2009 present B2, C2
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs LC resident 2009 present C6
Island Canary Serinus canaria LC resident 2009 present 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tibataje Reserva Natural Especial 593 protected area overlaps with site 500
Tibataje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 593 protected area overlaps with site 390
Roques de Salmor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4 protected area overlaps with site 1
Roques de Salmor Reserva Natural Integral 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mencáfete Reserva Natural Integral 454 protected area overlaps with site 463
Mencáfete Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 455 protected area overlaps with site 341
La Caldereta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18 protected area is adjacent to site 16
Gorreta y Salmor Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 595 protected area overlaps with site 391
Frontera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,807 protected area overlaps with site 1,305
Frontera Parque Rural 11,832 protected area overlaps with site 1,400
Espacio marino de los Roques de Salmor Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 659 protected area is adjacent to site 0
El Hierro Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,406 protected area overlaps with site 1,767

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Frontera laurel forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.