GR155
Mikres Kyklades island complex


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2 (2000)
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Area: 5,700 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A complex of small islands and islets east of Naxos. The majority are covered with maquis and phrygana. Human activities include fishing, stock-raising, tourism and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding seabirds and raptors associated with coastal cliffs. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mikres Kyklades island complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2018.