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Vilaflor pine woodland


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major LC resident 2009 present C6
Tenerife Blue Chaffinch Fringilla teydea NT resident 2005 max 725 breeding pairs A1, A2, B2, C1, C2, C6
Island Canary Serinus canaria LC resident 2009 present A2, B3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Teide National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 18,990 protected area overlaps with site 410
Parque Nacional del Teide Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,993 protected area overlaps with site 99
Montes y cumbre de Tenerife Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 68,023 protected area overlaps with site 1,750
Ladera S. Ursula, Los Organos, Altos del Valle. Nature Park 12,114 protected area contains site 1,750
Ifonche Paisaje Protegido 770 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Teide Parque Nacional 18,990 protected area overlaps with site 0
Corona Forestal Parque Natural 41,082 protected area overlaps with site 0
Corona Forestal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 41,068 protected area overlaps with site 1,651
Barranco del Infierno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,824 protected area overlaps with site 0
Barranco del Infierno Reserva Natural Especial 1,824 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vilaflor pine woodland. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/vilaflor-pine-woodland-iba-spain on 29/02/2024.