A small island and adjacent islets off south-eastern Crete. Dry grassland is the dominant vegetation cover. Human activities include fishing and tourism, although there are no permanent inhabitants on the island.
This is an important site for breeding raptors associated with coastal areas and seabirds.
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Koufonisi island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2018.