Artemisio and Lyrkeio mountains This is an IBA in danger! 

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
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.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Artemisio and Lyrkeio mountains. Downloaded from on 21/10/2019.