GR160
Islands and islets of northern Dodecanese


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
Puffinus yelkouan NR breeding 1996 200-500 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B3, C2
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC resident 1995 50-80 breeding pairs B1i, C2
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii LC breeding 1997 65 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC resident 1995 5-7 breeding pairs B2
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 1995 80-150 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Voreiodytiko Tmima Arkion Kai Nisides: Agrelousa, Strongyli, Spalathi, Sminero, Tsouka, Tsoukaki, Psathonisi, Kalovolos, Makronisi, Avaptistos, Komaros Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,298 protected area overlaps with site 255
Skoumpardos periochi ¿irokampou Dimou Lerou Katafygio Agrias Zois 156 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nisos Leipsoi (Dytiko Tmima) Kai Nisides: Fragkos, Makronisi, Pilafi, Kapari, Kalapodia, Megalo Aspronisi, Makry Aspronisi, Kouloura, Notia Aspra, Sarakina, Piato, Psomos, Stavri, Lira, Arethousa, Manoli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3 protected area overlaps with site 601
Nisos Agathonisiou Kai Nisides: Pitta, Katsagani, Neronisi, Strongyli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 32,569 protected area overlaps with site 1,051
Nisides Voreion Dodekanison Kai Thalassia Periochi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 47,123 protected area contained by site 0
Nisides Kalymnou: Epano Nera; Sari, Telendos Kai Thalassia Periochi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,847 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nisides Chondros, Marmaras, Gialesinos kai Kouloundros tis Symis.... klp. Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,502 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nisides Armathia kai Makronisi tis Kasou, Antitilos kai Gaidaros tis Tilou….klp Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,149 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nisides Arkoi, Marathoi kai Vrachonisides Anydro, Petrokaravo Dimou Patmou Katafygio Agrias Zois 745 protected area overlaps with site 0
Diapori Dimou Lerou Nisou Lerou Katafygio Agrias Zois 181 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Arkoi; Leipsoi, Agathonisi Kai Vrachonisides Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,461 protected area overlaps with site 12,408

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Urban parks and gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
military -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islands and islets of northern Dodecanese. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.