Asvestades - Vrysika area

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus LC breeding 1996 common B2
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding - present B2, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Votsis/Asvestadon Wildlife Refuge 1,330 protected area overlaps with site 0
Votsi Dimon Didymoteichou kai Orfea Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,991 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Koilada Erythropotamou: Asvestades; Koufovouno, Vrysika Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,409 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
military -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Asvestades - Vrysika area. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.