Geropotamos estuary, Crete

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A river delta on Crete with a mix of grassland, sand-dunes and scrub.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for passage waterbirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from tourism, housing developments and hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Geropotamos estuary, Crete. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.