Plains of La Corona-Las Honduras

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 2,748 ha


Site description (baseline)
A steppic area in the north-east of Lanzarote with scrub, drought-resistant grassland and saltpans. Human activities include cattle-grazing, and there is a designated military zone.

Key biodiversity
The site is one of the best sites in Lanzarote for Chlamydotis undulata and other steppic species. The saltpans provide habitat for migrating and wintering waders and gulls (Laridae).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Plains of La Corona-Las Honduras. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.