Mount Kedros and Kourtaliotiko gorge, Crete

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A steep mountain and gorge dominated by phrygana. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding raptors, montane and scrub species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International Partial6,021 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Zoros-Agathi-Kedros, 6,021 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kedros and Kourtaliotiko gorge, Crete. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.