Centinela mountain and La Esquina plain

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 1,600 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A rocky plain located in the south-east of Tenerife, with some gullies supporting drought-tolerant vegetation (Euphorbia).

Key biodiversity
The site is important for steppic birds, supporting species typical of semi-arid conditions.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Centinela mountain and La Esquina plain. Downloaded from on 11/04/2021.