Psili Ammos lagoon, Samos

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small coastal lagoon with a reedbed (Phragmites). In the summer the lagoon almost dries up.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering and passage waterbirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from illegal hunting. The area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Psili Ammos lagoon, Samos. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.