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Western Milos, Antimilos and Polyaigos islands and surrounding islets


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
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 1996 abundant B2

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vrachonisia Notiou Aigaiou: Velopoula; Falkonera, Ananes, Christiana, Pacheia, Fteno, Makra, Astakidonisia, Syrna - Gyro Nisia Kai Thalassia Zoni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,582 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Paraktia Zoni Dytikis Miloy Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,365 protected area is adjacent to site 499
Nisos Polyaigos - Kimolos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,871 protected area overlaps with site 1,840
Nisos Milos: Profitis Ilias - Evryteri Periochi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,242 protected area contained by site 5,271
Nisos Antimilos - Thalassia Paraktia Zoni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,261 protected area overlaps with site 873
Nisides Myrtoou Pelagous: Falkonera;Velopoula, Ananes Kai Thalassia Zoni Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,115 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dytiki Milos; Antimilos, Polyaigos Kai Nisides Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,172 protected area contained by site 0
Antimilos Kykladon Ektrofeio thiramaton 887 protected area overlaps with site 0
Antimilos Island Breeding Station 795 protected area contained by site 795

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western Milos, Antimilos and Polyaigos islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/06/2022.