menu logo

Text size:

Costa Noroeste

Protected Area for the Management of Habitats or Species

gallery_thumbnail
zoom in

This land area, with about 701.7 hectares, begins at the Ponta dos Rosais Natural Monument to Ribeira da Fonte, east of Fajã da Ponta Furada. This site provides lodging for a great diversity of bird species and is classified as an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA), here it can be seen seabirds such as Calonectris borealis and Puffinus lherminieri baroli. Here are also examples of endemic flora such as Erica azorica and Picconia azorica.

Classifications:

Biosphere Reserve

IBA

Would you like to stay in touch?

This website is WCAG 2.00 AA Compliant