IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 4,000 ha
The northern part of Syros and the surrounding rocky islets, characterized by coastal and inland cliffs, and dominated by phrygana. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing and hunting.
An important site for passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Pelecanus crispus (passage), Haliaeetus albicilla (passage), Larus audouinii (20 wintering individuals).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northern Syros. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.