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.
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.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mikres Kyklades island complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/05/2021.