Serra de S. Mamede Nature Park

Nature Park
Record Public


This area includes the large part of the S. Mamede mountain range and adjacent areas.
In the area there are the following habitats: mountains, valleys, streams with riparian vegetation, forests, scrublands, and farms with cereal crops, plantations of chestnut trees, olive trees and vineyards. In the forests the pyrenean oak, chestnut tree, holm oak, cork oak, pine predominate and along the streams the alder. In the scrublands the rockrose, scotch broom, and kermes oak predominate.

Ornithological importance

In this area there is a record of at least 150 species. Highlight to the Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciatus), Spanish Imperial Eagle (Aquila adalberti), Red Kite (Milvus milvus), Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus), Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus), Black Stork (Ciconia nigra), Black Wheatear (Oenanthe leucura), Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia), Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus), and Azure-winged Magpie (Cyanopica cyanus). It is an important area in trans-Saharan flyway.

Geographic information

39.354008°, -7.366978°
Up to 1025m


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Land uses

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Conservation status

  • Nature Park
    • Parque Natural da Serra de S. Mamede
      Decreto-Lei nº121/89, de 14 de Abril. Decreto-Lei 20/2004, de 20 de Maio.
  • Special Protection Area (SPA) - National
    • Zona de Protecção Especial de Campo Maior
      Decreto-Lei nº384B/99 de 23 de Setembro
  • Special Area of Conservation (SAC) - Natura 2000
    • Sítio de S. Mamede
      Resolução do Conselho de Ministros nº142/97 de 28 de Agosto
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