Site description (2000 baseline)
A coastal mountain dominated by phrygana, with a small Pinus woodland. Human activities include arable agriculture, livestock-farming and hunting.
This is an important site for breeding raptors and species associated with open, rocky upland areas.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Asterousia (Kofinas), Crete. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mount-asterousia-(kofinas)-crete-iba-greece on 08/12/2023.