El Roque coastal cliffs

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small stretch of coastal cliffs and a rock stack that supports drought-resistant vegetation, situated in the north-west of La Palma.

Key biodiversity
The site is also important as a possible breeding site for Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Human access is very difficult; no serious threats are known at the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Roque coastal cliffs. Downloaded from on 20/04/2021.