A limestone mountain with areas of scrub, Abies and Pinus forest. A plateau area is covered by scrub and temporary ponds. There is a limited human presence and the main activities are stock-raising, forestry, tourism, and hunting.
This is an important site for species found in conifer forests and scrub.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from illegal hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
National Low International None660 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Boutsiou/Karias, 660 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kyllini (Ziria). Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 09/05/2021.