GR080
Acheloos valley


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, C7 (2000)
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Area: 10,600 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A mountainous area with scrub and deciduous forests and conifer forest at higher altitudes. A gorge with steep cliffs runs through the centre of the site. Human activities include livestock-farming, hunting, and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species characteristic of forest, scrub and open montane habitats.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Acheloos valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2020.