Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
This coastal site is dominated by phrygana and perennial crops, particularly olive-groves. The village of Galaxidi lies within the IBA. Human activities include livestock-farming, arable agriculture and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species associated with a mixture of scrub and agricultural land.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A change in the methods of building roofs and walls in the village would be a potential threat to Falco naumanni (`Other' threats, above).

Protected areas
National Partial International NonePart of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Xirotri/Galaxidiou-Penteorioan, 1,300 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Galaxidi. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.