Located in Pico Areeiro, "Freira-da-madeira Dr. Rui Silva Center" is managed by Madeira Natural Park Service and joined the network of biosphere reserves. This center, amongst other things, aims to divulge the natural heritage of the involving area, of which stands out the “Freira-da-madeira”, a maritime bird endemic to Madeira. Essentially oriented to the promotion of this species, the center has a dynamic and interactive permanent exhibition, composed of several chronological thematic posters that illustrate the life cycle of this unique species. The infrastructure includes a desk and visitor orientation, a multifunction space and environmental merchandising.
Freira-da-madeira (Pterodroma madeira)