IBA criteria met: B1ii, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 661 ha
Site description (baseline)
A number of small rocky islets located to the north of El Hierro that support sparse salt-tolerant vegetation.
The site is important for breeding seabirds, and is the second most important site for Hydrobates pelagicus in the Canary Islands.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Salmor rocky islets. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2027 on 07/06/2023.