|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2005||low||not assessed||not assessed|
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The area is a mixture of non-intensive cereal cultivation, semi-permanent pasture, and evergreen woodland of oak Quercus ilex and Q. suber. Rivers are bordered locally by vegetation and cliffs. The area is grazed by sheep and cattle, and there are small olive-groves and vineyards. Housing density is very low.
An important breeding area for many species of steppic habitats, especially raptors, as well as the most important wintering locality for Grus grus in Portugal.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mourão, Moura e Barrancos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.