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

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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mikres Kyklades island complex. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.