Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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7o 0.00' West 38o 59.00' North
A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
190 - 341m
Year of IBA assessment
Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves
Site description Open plains used for cultivation of cereals (mostly wheat) in rotation with melon, sunflower and tomato. Pastoral woodland and fallow areas are grazed by sheep and cattle. Low level of human activity.
Key Biodiversity An important area for steppic species, specially for the conservation of Otis tarda in Portugal, as well as one of the most important wintering sites for Grus grus.