Evrotas delta

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A delta with dunes, saltmarshes, riverine vegetation, meadows and reedbeds (Phragmites).

Key biodiversity
The area is important for passage waterbirds and passerines, and for breeding and passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila clanga (wintering), Aquila heliaca (wintering), Falco naumanni (minimum 3 breeding pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The major threats are the expansion of agriculture into wetland areas and tourism-related development. The area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Evrotas delta. Downloaded from on 22/09/2023.