IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 31,354 ha
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A large mountainous area in the north-east of La Palma with deep gullies, exposed bedrock, inland cliffs, laurel Laurus forest and agricultural land. There are few villages and roads in the area. Human activities include livestock-farming.
One of the most important areas in the Canary Islands for Columba junoniae. The site is also important for other endemic birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: La Palma laurel forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023.