Pindorama Biological Reserve

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Pindorama Biological Reserve
Reserva Biológica de Pindorama
Map showing the location of Pindorama Biological Reserve
Map showing the location of Pindorama Biological Reserve
Nearest city Catanduva, São Paulo
Coordinates 21°13′26″S 48°54′47″W / 21.224°S 48.913°W / -21.224; -48.913Coordinates: 21°13′26″S 48°54′47″W / 21.224°S 48.913°W / -21.224; -48.913
Designation Biological reserve
Administrator Agronegócio da Região Centro Norte

Pindorama Biological Reserve (Portuguese: Reserva Biológica de Pindorama) is a biological reserve in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Location[edit]

The reserve is located in the municipality of Pindorama in the state of São Paulo. It has a total area of 532.8 hectares (1,317 acres). Altitude ranges from 498 to 594 metres (1,634 to 1,949 ft). Average annual rainfall is 1,258 millimetres (49.5 in). Average temperature is 19.3 °C (66.7 °F) in the winter and 23.8 °C (74.8 °F) in the summer.[1]

Conservation[edit]

The Pindorama Experimental Station of the Instituto Agronômico da Coordenadoria da Pesquisa Agropecuária was transformed into the biological reserve by law no.4.960 of 6 January 1986.[2] There are four fragments of surviving tropical semi-deciduous forest of the Atlantic Forest biome, covering about 120 hectares (300 acres).[1] 169 species of birds have been identified.[3]

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