Paúl de Madriz

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Paúl de Madriz

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  • Area: 
    226 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    40°07'N 08°38'W
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Paúl de Madriz (Bas Mondego). 08/05/96; Regiao Centro; 226 ha; 40°08'N 008°38'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive. Permanently inundated freshwater marsh in an open alluvial plain with extensive reedbeds, Salix, and other marshland species. A freshwater spring ensures water availability in exceptionally dry years. There is a bird sanctuary supporting important concentrations of the breeding mallard Anas platyrhynchos and other species of breeding and wintering waterbirds. The otter Lutra lutra occurs in the area. Ramsar site no. 823. Most recent RIS information: 1993.

Administrative region: 
Regiao Centro

  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)