Mount Peristeri

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 21,300 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A large limestone massif, south of the town of Metsovo. The site has an extensive area of alpine grassland, cliffs, scree and gorges. Part of the site is covered by fir Abies and beech Fagus forest. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species associated with alpine grassland, cliffs and scree.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Peristeri. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.