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Mount Othrys


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A mountainous site with grazed plateaus and some, mainly Abies- dominated, forest. Human activities include livestock-farming, forestry, and hunting.



Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors, forest and upland species.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from hunting and the use of poison baits, and infrastructure developments.



Protected areas
National Partial International None1,310 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Bathi Greki/Kokoton-I.M. Xenias, 1,310 ha). 1,470 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Platanos, 1,470 ha). Part of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Pr. Ilias-Afrati/Lamias-Divris, 3,550 ha). 1,700 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Sapounas/Neraida, 1,700 ha). 1,230 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Neraida-Logitsi, 1,230 ha). 1,450 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Taratsa/Pelasgias-Milon, 1,450 ha). 540 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Fardikoli-Peria-Ag. Vlasias/Vrinainas-Ag. Ioannou, 540 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Othrys. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.