El Roque coastal cliffs

Country/territory: Spain

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

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 favourable very high negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: El Roque coastal cliffs. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.