Learn about Canary Islands natives as well as endangered avians from beyond the islands
Watch the birdie!
La Palma's principal attraction for fauna is a spectacular park located in the town of El Paso, in the interior southwest of Santa Cruz. The Paraíso de las Aves is home to birds both common to the Canary Islands (such as the native canary, known as "pico rombo," , Berthelot's pipit, and the plain swift) and various world species, included the endangered likes of the "calau de Malabar" pied hornbill, of which there are only about a hundred in all of Europe. There is also an incredible variety of plants and flowers, and even the opportunity to learn how to grow mushrooms organically. mushrooms. Open daily 10 am to 5 pm.