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The island of São Miguel has an area of 759.4 km²  – 65 km long and 12 km wide with its highest point in Pico da Vara at 1105 m.

The bullfinch, an endemic bird of São Miguel, was considered extinct in the 20th century due to the absence of records of this species in the various scientific expeditions carried out between 1932 and 1967.

The Natural Park of São Miguel Island was created in 2008 and establishes 23 protected areas classified with natural reserves, natural monuments, protected areas for habitat or species management, protected landscape areas, and protected resource management areas.

Under the NATURA 2000 network, in the Autonomous Region of the Azores there are classified 3 sites of Community importance, 23 special conservation areas and 15 special protection zones.

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