Lake Agras

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
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1996 5-15 breeding pairs B2, C6

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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Oros Voras Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 79,178 protected area overlaps with site 0
Limni Kai Fragma Agra Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,389 protected area overlaps with site 945
Limni Agra Dimou Edessis Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,209 protected area overlaps with site 0
Limni Agra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,196 protected area overlaps with site 881
Elos--Limni Agra/Agra--Nisiou-Bryton Game Refuge 500 protected area overlaps with site 500


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Agras. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022.