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La Caldera de Taburiente National Park
Spain, Islas Canarias
17o 52.00' West 28o 43.00' North
A1, B2, B3, C1, C6
400 - 2,426m
Year of IBA assessment
Site description A mountainous area situated in the middle of La Palma, with deep gullies supporting Pinus canariensis and mixed Pinus and Laurus woodland. High mountain vegetation, streams and springs are also found within the site.
Key Biodiversity The site is the most important area in the Canary Islands for breeding Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, and is also important for forest passerines.
Protection statusNational High International High4,690 ha of IBA covered by National Park (La Caldera de Taburiente, 4,690 ha). 4,690 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (La Caldera de Taburiente, 4,690 ha).
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