GR132
Lakes Khortaro and Alyki, Moudros gulf, Diapori fen, and Fakos peninsula


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 14,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A wetland complex including coastal lagoons, a seasonal brackish marsh, extensive saltmarshes and sandflats and a freshwater marsh with reedbeds (Phragmites). Both lakes dry out in late summer. Human activities include arable cultivation, fishing, hunting, and aquaculture.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for migratory waders and raptors and wintering wildfowl. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakes Khortaro and Alyki, Moudros gulf, Diapori fen, and Fakos peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2018.