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Mount Kerkis, Samos


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rüppell's Warbler Curruca ruppeli LC breeding 1995 20-40 breeding pairs B3, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Samos: Oros Kerkis Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,118 protected area contains site 0
Samos: Oros Kerketefs - Mikro Kai Megalo Seitani - Dasos Kastanias Kai Lekkas; Akr. Katavasis - Limenas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,721 protected area overlaps with site 5,564
Oros Kerkis stin Samo Periochi prostasias tis fysis 4,071 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mikro kai Megalo Seitani Samou (Periochi A2) Periochi apolytis prostasias tis fysis 670 protected area contained by site 0
Mikro kai Megalo Seitani Samou (Periochi A1-pyrinas) Periochi apolytis prostasias tis fysis 253 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kerkis, Samos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/06/2022.