Paúl do Boquilobo

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Paúl do Boquilobo

  • Country: 
    Portugal
  • Site number: 
    824
  • Area: 
    529 ha
  • Designation date: 
    08-05-1996
  • Coordinates: 
    39°23'N 08°32'W
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Overview

Paúl de Boquilobo. 08/05/96; Regiao Lisboa e Vale do Tejo; 529 ha; 39°23'N 008°32'W. Biosphere Reserves, Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve. A freshwater marsh subject to winter floods of the Tejo River. The site supports characteristic aquatic vegetation and various tree species create hedges around the wetland, providing excellent cover for breeding waterbirds and other fauna. The site, an internationally important wintering site for Anas acuta, includes a major heronry. Human activities are agriculture and, in the surrounding areas, hunting. The area is important for maintaining the water table. Ramsar site no. 824. Most recent RIS information: 1993.

Administrative region: 
Regiao Lisboa et Vale do Tejo

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    08-05-1996

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