Kinaros and Levitha islands and surrounding islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 10,727 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
The islands lie to the north-east of the island of Amorgos. Kinaros is characterized by coastal cliffs. Vegetation is generally overgrazed scrub. Only Levitha is inhabited.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for seabirds and raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kinaros and Levitha islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 14/10/2019.