La Caldera de Taburiente National Park

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 4,355 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed high
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Site description
A mountainous area situated in the middle of La Palma, with deep gullies supporting Pinus canariensis and mixed Pinus and Laurus woodland. High mountain vegetation, streams and springs are also found within the site.

Key biodiversity
The site is the most important area in the Canary Islands for breeding Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, and is also important for forest passerines.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Caldera de Taburiente National Park. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.