Tauro pine woodland

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 867 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
An area of regenerating arid Pinus canariensis forest located in the south-west of Gran Canaria. Human activities include livestock-farming and the collection of pine-needles for use in cultivation.

Key biodiversity
This is one of the priority areas to be improved for Fringilla teydea under the conservation programme. The species no longer breeds in the site, and reintroductions will take place.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tauro pine woodland. Downloaded from on 04/03/2024.