PT091
Vilamoura


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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 2002 2-3 individuals C6
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio LC resident 2002 7-12 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2002 common C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2002 5 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC winter 2002 10-15 individuals 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 high not assessed negligible
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
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) Not assessed Not assessed negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vilamoura. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.