Roque Negro

Country/territory: Spain

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

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed very high negligible
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Roque Negro. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.