Tirajana pine woodland

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 3,600 ha


Site description
Arid Pinus canariensis forest located in the south of Gran Canaria. Regeneration is very slow due to low humidity, and undergrowth is sparse. Human activities include stock-farming and forestry practices.

Key biodiversity
One of the priority areas to be improved as part of the Fringilla teydea conservation programme, which provides for the release of captive-bred individuals.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tirajana pine woodland. Downloaded from on 28/11/2021.