An area of dry grassland and agricultural land in the north-west of El Hierro, with a small Juniperus turbinata copse. Human activities include cattle-grazing.
The site is also important for steppic birds such as Burhinus oedicnemus, and is one of the two most important sites on the island for migrating passerines.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Dehesa grasslands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.