Year of compilation: 2000
An area of cliffs covered by maquis, phrygana, and olive-groves. Human activities include agriculture, tourism, fishing and hunting.
This is an important site for breeding raptors and for passage migrants.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from hunting, infrastructure and tourism developments. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
None150 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Profitis Ilias/Apollonia Sifnou, 150 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northern Sifnos. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.