Important bird area (IBA)
Record Public


This area is located in the Alentejo and includes mostly rolling plains (pseudo-steppe zones). In the area there are the following habitats: forests (montados), and farms with cereal crops.

Ornithological importance

This is an important area for steppe birds with emphasis on the Great Bustard (Otis tarda), Eurasian Thick-knee (Burhinus oedicnemus), the Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra), Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax), and Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus).

Geographic information

38.105990°, -7.881275°
150m - 230m



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Land uses

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Conservation status

Information in English
  • Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves (SPEA), IBA
  • Costa, L. T., M. Nunes, P. Geraldes e H. Costa 2003. Zonas Importantes para as Aves em Portugal. Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves, Lisboa. ISBN: 972-99018-1-3
  • Roteiro "Observação de Aves em Portugal", Turismo de Portugal
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