Montesinho and Nogueira mountains IBA

Area:267,106 acres (108,094 hectares)
IBA Criteria:B2, B3, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Csb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: warm summer)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anthus campestris (Tawny Pipit)C6
Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)C6
Bubo bubo (Eurasian Eagle-Owl)C6
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)C6
Ciconia nigra (Black Stork)C6
Circaetus gallicus (Short-toed Snake Eagle)B2, C6
Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier)C6
Circus pygargus (Montagu's Harrier)B3, C6
Emberiza hortulana (Ortolan Bunting)C6
Falco peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon)C6
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)C6
Milvus milvus (Red Kite)C6
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax (Red-billed Chough)C6

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263