GR018
Strymonas estuary


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A coastal river delta with saltmarsh, brackish coastal lagoons, wet grassland and reedbeds (Phragmites).



Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding, passage and wintering waterbirds.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from the expansion of agriculture and increased industrial and tourism developments. The area is a candidate SAC.



Protected areas
National Partial International None220 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Reserve (Tsourakia-Gefyra Amfipolis/Amfipolis-Neon, 220 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Strymonas estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.