El Roque coastal cliffs

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6, C7 (2011)
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Area: 46 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high favourable negligible
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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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Roque coastal cliffs. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022.