IBA criteria met: A1, A3, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 70,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
A mountainous area with Pinus and Abies forests, treeline ecotone habitat and maquis.
This is an important site for breeding raptors and species associated with open montane habitats. Breeding birds include seven of the 21 species in Europe that are restricted (when breeding) to the Mediterranean biome.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Taygetos. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1060 on 30/05/2023.