Lake Pamvotida (Ioannina)

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large freshwater lake with extensive reedbeds (Phragmites).

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering ducks (Anatidae) and breeding species associated with reedbeds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (wintering), Aythya nyroca (breeding).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats come from agricultural intensification and building around the lake.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Pamvotida (Ioannina). Downloaded from on 03/10/2022.