Roque Negro

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 1 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed negligible
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Site description
The site comprises a small offshore islet situated very close to the north-east coast of La Palma, and the main island cliffs. The islet supports salt-tolerant and drought-resistant vegetation.

Key biodiversity
The islet supports an important Bulweria bulwerii breeding colony.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Roque Negro. Downloaded from on 10/12/2022.