Rodopos peninsula, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 7,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A rocky peninsula covered with phrygana and other low scrub.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for passage migrants and breeding raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rodopos peninsula, Crete. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.