Varadouro – Castelo Branco
Protected Area for the Management of Habitats or Species
With 99 hectares, this protected area includes coastal zones that, both for its geological formation and its location, gather natural conditions of interest for the development of particular habitats for fauna and flora.
In this coastal area, it is observable some birds such as the Calonectris borealis, the Sterna hirundo, the Columba palumbus azorica and the Puffinus lherminieri baroli. Regarding flora, we note the presence of Erica azorica, Picconia azorica, Spergularia azorica and Myosotis maritima.