Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A rugged mountain dominated by scrub. The adjacent gorge and valley contains some riverine forest. Human activities include stock-raising and hunting.
This is an important area for resident raptors and species characteristic of open habitats.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
None1,750 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Pinindos, 1,750 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kalamaki gorge and Zarkou mountains. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/kalamaki-gorge-and-zarkou-mountains-iba-greece on 30/09/2023.