Salmor rocky islets

Country/territory: Spain

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.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding seabirds, and is the second most important site for Hydrobates pelagicus in the Canary Islands.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Salmor rocky islets. Downloaded from on 07/06/2023.