Year of compilation: 2000
A rocky peninsula covered with phrygana and other low scrub.
The area is important for passage migrants and breeding raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
None2,300 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Riaka-Piaki-Ormos Menies/Afraton-Rodopou, 2,300 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rodopos peninsula, Crete. Downloaded from
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