ES376
Garajonay National Park


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 3,984 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
The largest continuous expanse of laurel Laurus forest in the Canary Islands, located in the central area of La Gomera. Other habitats include heath and scrub, and exotic coniferous woodland.

Key biodiversity
The site holds the highest numbers of Columba bollii in the Canary Islands, and is also important for other endemic birds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Garajonay National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/04/2020.