Biogenetic Reserves Network of the Council of Europe in Portugal mainland. These reserves were integrated into the National Network of Protected Areas, so this dataset at this time has only a historical character.These dataset relates only to biogenetic reserves that are located in marine, estuarine and coastal environments.
Important Bird Areas, or IBAs, are areas designated according to objective criteria defined by BirdLife International. They are priority sites for conservation of endangered birds. They are assumed internationally and identified through the application of scientific criteria. They are also considered strategic points for bird watching. The IBAs considered in this dataset refer only to sites located in marine and coastal areas.