ES389
Western coast of El Hierro


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 20,460 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
West-facing cliffs and rocky islets that form part of the El Hierro coastline.

Key biodiversity
A very important area for breeding seabirds and raptors. The Calonectris diomedea colony is among the most important on El Hierro.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western coast of El Hierro. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.