GR166
Mount Dikaios, lake Psalidi and Alyki lagoon, Kos


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
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC breeding 1996 35 breeding pairs B2, C6
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris CR passage 1988 2 individuals A1, C1
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC resident 1996 4-7 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1996 10-15 breeding pairs A1, C1

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)
Ygroviotopos Alykis periochis Vá¿ Alykis Dimou Dikaiou Nisou Ko - Apo Koinotiton Pyliou kai Asfendiou Nisou Ko Katafygio Agrias Zois 231 protected area contained by site 231
Ygrotopos kai akti Psalidiou Dimou Ko - Perifereiaki zoni Periferiaki zoni periohis prostasias tis fysis 32 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ygrotopos kai akti Psalidiou Dimou Ko Periochi prostasias tis fysis 49 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kos: Limni Psalidi - Alyki Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 433 protected area contained by site 433
Kos: Akrotirio Louros - Limni Psalidi - Oros Dikaios - Alyki - Paraktia Thalassia Zoni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,124 protected area contains site 9,038
Asfendiou - Pyliou Dimou Dikaiou Nisou Ko Katafygio Agrias Zois 740 protected area overlaps with site 740
Agios Fokas - Psalidi - Kastelo - Iraklis Nisou Ko Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,144 protected area overlaps with site 840

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
Coastline Lagoons, Salt marshes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Dikaios, lake Psalidi and Alyki lagoon, Kos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.