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.
The site is important for endemic subspecies of various passerines and holds the most significant Corvus corax population in the Canaries.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ventejís mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.