Step rocks of Hermigua and Agulo

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 751 ha


Site description
Steep-sided valley in the central part of La Gomera, with running water. Heath is present, in addition to exposed bedrock, inland cliffs and laurel Laurus forest. The site is adjacent to Garajonay National Park.

Key biodiversity
One of the most important areas in La Gomera for forest passerines.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Step rocks of Hermigua and Agulo. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.