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Psara and Antipsara islands and surrounding islets


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
Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea LC breeding 1993 100-200 breeding pairs C6
Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan VU breeding 1993 100-200 breeding pairs B1ii, B3, C2
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC resident 1993 100-180 breeding pairs B1i, C2
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae LC breeding 1993 40-70 breeding pairs A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2

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)
Xerokampos-Ftelia (Psarron) Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,381 protected area contained by site 1,381
Nisida Antipsara, Dimou Psaron Katafygio Agrias Zois 446 protected area contained by site 446
Nisia Antipsara Kai Nisides Daskalio; Mastrogiorgi, Prasonisi, Kato Nisi, Mesiako, Koytsoylia Kai Thalassia Zoni Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,683 protected area contained by site 466

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Psara and Antipsara islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2021.