GR058
Kato Olympos, Tempi gorge and mount Ossa


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
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC breeding 1996 2 breeding pairs C6
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes LC breeding 1996 6-12 breeding pairs B2
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster LC breeding 1996 frequent B2
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 1993 uncommon B2, C6
Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata LC breeding 1996 uncommon B2, C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1996 frequent 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)
Tsaira--Goliani/Rapsanis Game Refuge 470 protected area overlaps with site 470
Tsa¿ra-Gkoliani (Rapsanis) Katafygio Agrias Zois 912 protected area contained by site 0
Ossa Larisas Elenchomeni kynigetiki periochi 25,360 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oros Ossa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,847 protected area contained by site 24,126
Koilada Tempon Larisas Aisthitiko dasos 1,752 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kato Olympos; Oros Godamani Kai Koilada Rodias Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,008 protected area overlaps with site 21,487
Kato Olympos - Kallipefki Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,719 protected area overlaps with site 11,158
Karya-Sykaminea (Elassonas) Katafygio Agrias Zois 3,996 protected area contained by site 0
Dimosio Dasos Kato Olympou (Pantele¿mona-Skotinas) Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,199 protected area contained by site 0
Delta Pineiou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,331 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dasika symplegma Ossas Larisas Aisthitiko dasos 16,468 protected area overlaps with site 1,690
Aspropetra-Ailia (Kallipefkis) Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,547 protected area contained by site 0
Aspropetra--Ailia/Kalipefkis Game Refuge 2,250 protected area overlaps with site 2,250
Aisthitiko Dasos Ossas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19,240 protected area contained by site 19,580
Aisthitiko Dasos Koiladas Tempon Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,363 protected area overlaps with site 1,256
Aisthitiko Dasos Koiladas Tempon Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,363 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kato Olympos, Tempi gorge and mount Ossa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.