Serifos island

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1 (2012)
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Area: 1,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
A typical Aegean island covered with phrygana and with a small coastal wetland. The site includes the adjacent rocky islets of Vous, Serfopoula and Piperi. The main human activities are arable agriculture, livestock-farming, fishing, tourism, and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Serifos island. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.