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Protected Area for the Management of Habitats or Species of Ponta do Arnel

 

The Protected Area for the Management of Habitats or Species of Ponta do Arnel, with 22 ha, is developed from the Ribeira da Ponta do Arnel to the Ribeira do Guilherme, including a track from the seashore to the edge of the cliff. In this coastal zone, nests the Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea borealis) and Little Shearwater (Puffinus assimilis). The main habitats are made up of cliffs with vegetation of the Macaronesian coasts, Macaronesian endemic shrubs and perennial vegetation of the coasts of stony banks.