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Central Zagori and mount Mitsikeli


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
Tawny Owl Strix aluco LC resident - present B3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 1996 2-4 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1997 5 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1997 common C6
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis LC resident 1997 common B2
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis LC breeding 1997 frequent B3

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)
Vikos-Aoos Ethnikos Drymos (perifereiaki zoni) 9,595 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Perifereiakes zones P1, P2, P3 kai P4 Ethnikou Parkou Pindou Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 48,387 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oros Tymfi (Gkamila) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 27,764 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oros Mitsikeli Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,585 protected area contained by site 7,947
Limni Ioanninon Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,616 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Limni Ioanninon Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,616 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Koryfes Orous Smolikas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,706 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Koryfes Orous Smolikas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19,706 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kentriko Zagori Kai Anatoliko Tmima Orous Mitsikeli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 53,409 protected area contains site 0
Kentriko Tmima Zagoriou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32,942 protected area overlaps with site 30,495
Iliochoriou - Vrysochoriou Dimou Tymfis Katafygio Agrias Zois 4,479 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ethnikos Drymos Vikou - Aoou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,965 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ethniko Parko Pindou Ethniko Parko 146,259 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agios Athanasios-Sipitoura (Asprapangelon-Elatis) Katafygio Agrias Zois 333 protected area contained by site 0
Ag. Athanasios--Sipitoura/Aspraggelon--Elatis Game Refuge 710 protected area overlaps with site 710

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Zagori and mount Mitsikeli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.