IBA Criteria met: B2 (2011)
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Area: 1,286 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2016||very high||very unfavourable||negligible|
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An area of grassland, scrub and agricultural land located in north-east Tenerife, bordered by a residential area and the airport.
The only site for Calandrella rufescens rufescens in the Canaries and the best area on Tenerife for grassland species. The site is also a wintering and stop-over site for herons, waders and passerines and a feeding site for species that breed nearby (mainly raptors and passerines).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Rodeos-La Esperanza. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2023.