GR077
Acherontas gorge and estuary


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1994 common A3
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1996 250 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata LC resident 1994 2 breeding pairs C6
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding 1994 uncommon A3
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1995 common A3
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans LC breeding 1995 common A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC resident 1995 frequent A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1995 common A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding 1994 frequent A3
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1994 uncommon A3

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)
Tourla - Moungila - Vorilla Dimon Lourou kai Fanarion Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,575 protected area overlaps with site 0
Perioches Prostasias tis Fysis Stenon kai Ekvolon Acheronta kai Kalama kai Elous Kalodikiou kai Perifereiaki Zoni Periochi prostasias tis fysis 19,331 protected area overlaps with site 0
Paraktia Thalassia Zoni Apo Parga Eos Akrotirio Agios Thomas (Preveza); Akr. Keladio - Ag. Thomas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,561 protected area overlaps with site 178
Ori Paramythias; Stena Kalama Και Stena Acheronta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,710 protected area overlaps with site 2,812
Nisoi Paxoi Kai Antipaxoi Kai Evryteri Thalassia Periochi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 135,528 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ekvoles Acheronta (Apo Glossa Eos Alonaki) Kai Stena Acheronta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,528 protected area contained by site 4,628
Ammoudia - Valanidorachi - Loutsa Dimou Fanariou Katafygio Agrias Zois 899 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Acherontas gorge and estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2021.