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.
One of the most important areas in La Gomera for forest passerines.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Step rocks of Hermigua and Agulo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.