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

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed very high high
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 Area factsheet: La Caldera de Taburiente National Park. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.