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El Roque coastal cliffs


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
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara LC resident 2009 - B2
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis LC breeding 2009 - C7
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2007 1-4 breeding pairs C6

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Sterna hirundo Common Tern 6 6 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Barranco del Jorado Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 98 protected area overlaps with site 7
Barranco del Jorado Monumento Natural 98 protected area overlaps with site 0
Acantilado de Las Traviesas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 46 protected area overlaps with site 20

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Roque coastal cliffs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021.