Agios Mamas marsh

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small coastal wetland with standing water, sand-dunes, and reedbeds (Phragmites).

Key biodiversity
This is an important location for breeding and passage waders.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from illegal house construction, filling-in of the wetland and rubbish tipping (`Other' threats). A small part of the wetland is used by the military. The area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Agios Mamas marsh. Downloaded from on 29/09/2021.