|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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A small freshwater marsh with an extensive reedbed, located in central-west Portugal, very close to the town of Coimbra. The marsh is bordered by pine woodland, and is situated in a relatively densely populated region. An important part of a network of small wetlands in the Mondego valley, which includes two other IBAs: Paul do Taipal (009) and Paul de Madriz (011).
The area supports important breeding numbers of two herons (Ixobricus minutus e Ardea purpurea)and a raptor (Milvus migrans), as well as large numbers of migratory passerines during autumn migration.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Paul de Arzila. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/06/2020.