Year of compilation: 2000
An area of rocky slopes, scrub, inland cliffs and a small gorge. There is also a terraced plateau with old hedges. The main human activity is livestock-farming.
This is an important area for species typical of Mediterranean scrub and rocky habitats.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from illegal hunting.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Artemisio and Lyrkeio mountains. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2019.