International Tagus Natural Park

Nature Park
Record Public

Description

This area encompasses part of the border Valley of Tagus River, the valleys end sections of its tributaries: the Ponsul River, the Erges River, the Aravil stream and adjacent areas. The area was classified as a natural park due to the fauna and flora richness.
In the area there are the following habitats: streams with riparian vegetation, deep valleys with steep or rocky slopes with limited human disturbance, farms with cereal crops, scrubs and forests. In the forests the holm oak, cork oak predominate and along the streams the willow tree. In the scrublands rockrose, lavender, and heather predominate.

Ornithological importance

In this area there are records of the Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus), Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Short-toed Snake-eagle (Circaetus gallicus), Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus), Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciatus), Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra), Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla), Black Stork (Ciconia nigra), Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata), Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus), Blue Rock-thrush (Monticola solitarius), Red Kite (Milvus milvus), Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis), and Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus).

Geographic information

39.716667°, -7.250000°
264.840km²

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