Athamanika mountains (Tzoumerka)

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A mountain in southern Pindos with well-forested slopes, alpine grasslands and cliffs.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for raptors and forest and scrub species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from deforestation and increasing holiday home construction. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National Low International None1,440 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Ag. Paraskeui-Kranies/Pramanton, 1,440 ha). 1,572 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Melissourgon, 1,572 ha). 1,000 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Vourgareliou, 1,000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Athamanika mountains (Tzoumerka). Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.