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Serra do Caldeirão


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC resident 2001 frequent C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2001 27-30 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2001 frequent C6
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata LC resident 2001 6-8 breeding pairs B2, C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2001 rare C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC resident 2001 common C6
Thekla's Lark Galerida theklae LC resident 2001 common C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2005 low not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rocha da Pena Classified Site 672 protected area contained by site 733
Rocha da Pena Paisagem Protegida Local 672 protected area contained by site 0
Ribeira do Vascão Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 44,331 protected area overlaps with site 0
Monchique Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 76,541 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monchique Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 76,541 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Caldeirão Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 47,348 protected area contained by site 47,286
Caldeirão Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 47,348 protected area contained by site 0
Barrocal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 20,860 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Serra do Caldeirão. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.