Mount Kryoneritis, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 15,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A rugged mountain covered with phrygana and rocky sites. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for raptors and species occurring in scrub.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Kryoneritis, Crete. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.