Southern Mani, mount Sangias and cape Tainaro This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Greece

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

Hellenic Ornithological Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2019 not assessed very high low
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Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Southern Mani, mount Sangias and cape Tainaro. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.