Ventejís mountain

Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2011)
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Area: 870 ha

Protection status:


Site description
A mountainous area surrounded by plains, situated in the north-east of El Hierro. Scrub, heath and grassland are interspersed with small woods of Pinus canariensis and introduced P. radiata and Eucalyptus. Human activities include stock-farming.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for endemic subspecies of various passerines and holds the most significant Corvus corax population in the Canaries.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ventejís mountain. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021.