GR005
South forest complex of Evros prefecture


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
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident - 3-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding - 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding - 8-10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT passage - common A1, B1iii, C1, C2
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter - 15-20 individuals A1, C1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter - 4-6 individuals A1, C1
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident - 3-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Aquila pomarina NR breeding - 7-8 breeding pairs B2, C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding - 6-7 breeding pairs B2, C6
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC resident - 6-9 breeding pairs B2, C6
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus LC breeding - abundant A3, B2
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding - abundant A3, B2, C6
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis LC breeding - abundant B3
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident - abundant A3
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans LC breeding - abundant A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC resident - present A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding - common A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding - abundant A3
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding - frequent A3

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vouna Evrou- Potamos Lyras- Spilaia Didymoteichou Kai Kefalovounou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 43,299 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Treis Vryses Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,968 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pylaias - Kavissou - Ferron Dimou Ferron Katafygio Agrias Zois 931 protected area overlaps with site 205
Oreinos Evros - Koilada Dereiou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 48,942 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Notio Dasiko Symplegma Evrou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 29,785 protected area contained by site 29,275
Nipsas - Drymou Dimou Traianoupolis Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,633 protected area contained by site 2,633
Kirki Dimou Alexandroupolis Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,390 protected area contained by site 823
Kirki Alexandroupolis Ektrofeio thiramaton 498 protected area contained by site 0
Kallithea - Treis Vryses Dimon Alexandroupolis, Orfea, Soufliou Katafygio Agrias Zois 9,463 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Evros delta Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 9,267 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ethniko parko dasous Dadias - Lefkimmis - Soufliou Zoni B1 Alla 20,068 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ethniko parko dasous Dadias - Lefkimmis - Soufliou Ethniko Parko 43,200 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dasos Dadias - Soufli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 42,339 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dadia - Lefkimmi - Soufli forest National Park 43,200 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South forest complex of Evros prefecture. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/03/2021.