Paros and Antiparos islands and surrounding islets

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C3, C6 (2012)
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Area: 31,723 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A group of islands and islets, excluding the main settlements. Paros and Antiparos both have wetlands and arable land. The centre of Paros and the surrounding islets are covered with scrub and phrygana.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for migratory waterbirds and breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Paros and Antiparos islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.