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


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1996 common A3
Little Owl Athene noctua LC resident 1996 common B2
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1996 abundant A3
Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia ruppeli LC breeding 1996 uncommon A3
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans LC breeding 1996 common A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC resident 1996 abundant A3, B3
Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius LC resident 1996 common B2
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1996 abundant A3, B2
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1996 rare A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 very high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Energy production and mining renewable energy happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Thalassia Zoni Notias Manis Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 38,296 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Notia Mani Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 31,669 protected area contains site 0
Ekvoles Evrota; Periochi Vrontama Kai Thalassia Periochi Lakonikou Kolpou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,628 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Mani, mount Sangias and cape Tainaro. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/06/2020.