Vallehermoso coast

Country/territory: Spain

IBA criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 526 ha


Site description (2000 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.

Key biodiversity
The site is important due to the potential for recolonization by Pandion haliaetus, numbers of which are increasing on the island.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vallehermoso coast. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.