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Kalymnos, Telendos, Kalolimnos islands and surrounding islets


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
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii LC breeding 1996 36 breeding pairs A1, C1
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC resident 1995 3-6 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1995 20-25 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 1995 30-100 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1995 3-6 breeding pairs B2, C6

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)
Telendos (Kalymnion) Katafygio Agrias Zois 465 protected area contained by site 0
Nisides Voreion Dodekanison Kai Thalassia Periochi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 47,123 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nisides Lerou: Piganousa, Megalo Glaronisi, Mikro Glaronisi, Leriko Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 62 protected area overlaps with site 16
Nisides Kalymnou: Epano Nera; Sari, Telendos Kai Thalassia Periochi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,847 protected area contained by site 356
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
Arkoi; Leipsoi, Agathonisi Kai Vrachonisides Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,461 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Agios Theologos - Chali Nisou Kalymnou Katafygio Agrias Zois 293 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Shingle or stony beaches -
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks and gardens -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalymnos, Telendos, Kalolimnos islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2020.