Mountains of Naxos

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 27,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
Mountains covered with phrygana and to a lesser degree with maquis and forest. Human activities include livestock-farming, fishing and hunting. The pastures are managed with fire.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for passage and breeding raptors and species associated with scrub.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mountains of Naxos. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.