Country/territory: Portugal

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 5,049 ha

Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2005 not assessed low not assessed
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Site description (2002 baseline)
Plain area in the Baixo Alentejo, with cultures of cereals and some places with evergreen woodland of oaks.

Key biodiversity
It is an important area for steppic species. Includes about 10% of the national population of Falco naumanni and during the postnuptial season are important the populations of Otis tarda (5%) and Tetrax tetrax.Burhinus oedicnemus is common in this area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cuba. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.