Year of compilation: 2000
A group of islands covered with maquis and phrygana and few trees. The main activities include fishing and stock-raising and some tourism.
The site is important for breeding seabirds, and breeding and passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from intensive illegal hunting. Overfishing, disturbance and introduced cats and rats are also problems.
None1,230 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Xirokampos-Ftelia/Psaron, 1,230 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Psara and Antipsara islands and surrounding islets. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2021.