Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
An area of hills and gorges dominated by phrygana vegetation. The main human activities are agriculture, particularly livestock-farming, hunting and tourism.
This is an important site for passage migrants and raptors and species associated with cliffs and hills.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from agricultural intensification and hunting.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Zakrou, Crete. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2023.