GR185
Mount Idi, Crete


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
Chukar Alectoris chukar LC resident 1996 common B2
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 1996 2 breeding pairs B2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 1996 30-40 breeding pairs B2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1996 frequent B2, C6
Rüppell's Warbler Curruca ruppeli LC breeding 1996 frequent B3

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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Trigiodo Dimou Anogeion Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,059 protected area contained by site 0
Psiloreitis Dimou Zirou kai Ravou Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,994 protected area overlaps with site 0
Psiloreitis Dimon Syvritou Kouriton Katafygio Agrias Zois 3,662 protected area contained by site 0
Prassano Farangi - Patsos - Sfakoryako Rema - Paralia Rethymnou Kai Ekvoli Geropotamou; Akr. Lianos Kavos - Perivolia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,130 protected area overlaps with site 1,435
Periochi Gournas Dimos Krousona Katafygio Agrias Zois 618 protected area contained by site 0
Oros Psiloreitis (Notiodytiko Tmima) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,874 protected area contained by site 10,632
Oros Idi (Vorizia; Geranoi, Kali Madara) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 40,822 protected area contained by site 39,913
Nida/Anogion Game Refuge 1,500 protected area contained by site 1,500
Krousonas - Vromonero Idis Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,928 protected area contained by site 7,877
Endangered Cretan Cephalantera Natural Monument 1 protected area contained by site 1

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Idi, Crete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.