Lajes do Pico

Country/territory: Portugal

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2002)
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Area: 68 ha

Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
Interesting area for migratory waterbirds, e.g. Turnstone and Sanderlings, in the Azores.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lajes do Pico. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.