Antikhassia mountains and Meteora This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 65,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high not assessed low
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Site description
A mountainous site with broadleaved deciduous woodland, cliffs, and riverine forest in the valleys. Human activities include forestry, stock-raising, hunting, and recreation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding raptors, forest species and species associated with open montane habitats. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding), Falco naumanni (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Antikhassia mountains and Meteora. Downloaded from on 19/03/2018.