|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||not assessed||not assessed||not assessed|
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A small reservoir and marshes, very close to the west coast of Portugal, at the southern edge of the Sado estuary (023). The wetland is surrounded by inland sand-dunes which are planted with stone pine Pinus pinea.
An important heronry.The site also holds nationally important numbers of wintering duck.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Murta dam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.