IBA Criteria met: C7 (2002)
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Area: 68 ha
Shallow waters and rocky coastline in the intertidal zone, forming small ponds during low tide. The coast and these small ponds are an attractive zone for migratory birds.
Interesting area for migratory waterbirds, e.g. Turnstone and Sanderlings, in the Azores.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lajes do Pico. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2023.