IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 526 ha
Site description (baseline)
Sea cliffs and rock stacks along the northern coast of La Gomera. The cliff tops support grassland, Juniperus bushes and pine Pinus plantations. Human activities include livestock-grazing.
The site is important due to the potential for recolonization by Pandion haliaetus, numbers of which are increasing on the island.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vallehermoso coast. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2014 on 31/05/2023.