Southern Mani, Mount Sanghias and Cape Tenaro

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 25,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A rocky, mountainous peninsula in the southern Peloponissos. The area is dominated by phrygana and oak Quercus forests.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for passage raptors and passerines. Breeding birds include seven of the 21 species in Europe that are restricted (when breeding) to the Mediterranean biome. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Mani, Mount Sanghias and Cape Tenaro. Downloaded from on 25/08/2019.