Agios Mamas marsh

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1996 70-300 breeding pairs B1i, C2
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris CR passage 1987 1 individuals A1, C1
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 1996 20-50 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Limnothalassa Agiou Mama Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 626 protected area overlaps with site 633
Limnothalassa Agiou Mama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 626 protected area overlaps with site 633
Bara Agiou Mama sti thesi Lorida Dimou Neon Moudanion Katafygio Agrias Zois 193 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
military -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Agios Mamas marsh. Downloaded from on 02/08/2021.