Alter do Chão

Country/territory: Portugal

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 1,317 ha

Protection status:

Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves

Site description
Steppic agricultural land of wheat-fields and dry pasture, with scattered evergreen oak Quercus woodland.

Key biodiversity
Important for three species of steppic habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alter do Chão. Downloaded from on 24/07/2019.