Chalki island and surrounding islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C6 (2012)
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Area: 35,223 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
Chalki is a small rocky island with degraded vegetation, in a group of small islets. Alimnia is locally covered by Juniperus and Pinus scrub and also has an area of saltmarsh. Human activities include livestock farming, hunting, tourism, and arable agriculture.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species associated with coastal scrub and cliffs.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chalki island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.