|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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Mountains with quartziferous scarps of great dimensions located between the towns of Castelo Branco and Portalegre. Mountains are crossed by River Tejo and River Ocreza with high steep valleys. Pine-woods non native and some mediterranean shrubland. It is also important the existence of a great amount of Junniperus.
This site holds the greatest colony of Gyps fulvus in Portugal and other cliff-nesting species like ciconia nigra and Hieraatus fasciatus.Also it is possible to found Oenanthe leucura.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Portas de Ródão e Vale Mourão. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2020.