IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 22,998 ha
Site description (baseline)
West-facing cliffs and rocky islets that form part of the El Hierro coastline.
A very important area for breeding seabirds and raptors. The Calonectris diomedea colony is among the most important on El Hierro.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Western coast of El Hierro. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2026 on 31/05/2023.