IBA criteria met: B1ii, B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 709 ha
Site description (baseline)
Sea cliffs, rock stacks, small beaches and intertidal zones along the south-west coast of La Gomera (between Punta de la Calera and Playa de Santiago).
One of the most important areas on La Gomera for breeding seabirds. The site holds the majority of the island's population of Bulweria bulwerii as well as one of the main Puffinus assimilis colonies in the Canary Islands.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: South-west coast of La Gomera. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2013 on 07/06/2023.