Year of compilation: 2000
A small coastal lagoon with a reedbed (Phragmites
). In the summer the lagoon almost dries up.
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.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Psili Ammos lagoon, Samos. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.