A hilly area dominated by Quercus forest. Human activities include agriculture, forestry, livestock-farming, and hunting.
This is an important site for forest species and resident raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats include the logging of mature trees, a drainage plan for the Gormos valley and illegal hunting.
National Partial International NonePart of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Prosilio-Ronitsa/Delvinakiou, 1,525 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Douskon and Kasidiaris mountains, Delvinaki lakes and Gormou valley. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.