A sandy landscape comprising scrub, drought-resistant grassland and rocky habitats located in the north of Lanzarote. Goat-grazing is the main human activity.
The site is important for Chlamydotis undulata and other steppic species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Goat-grazing, gravel extraction, electric powerlines and disturbance to birds caused by safaris are the most important threats to the site. The area is a game refuge, and the local government has undertaken five censuses of Chlamydotis undulata since 1978.
National Partial International None1,900 ha of IBA covered by Natural Park (Archipiélago Chinijo, 9,112 ha).