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Lagoons of Kerkyra island


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
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter - 100-300 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter - 400-1,000 individuals B1i, C3
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris CR passage 1974 1 individuals A1, C1

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)
Paraktia Thalassia Zoni Apo Kanoni Eos Mesongi (Kerkyra) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 867 protected area overlaps with site 133
Nisoi Paxoi Kai Antipaxoi Kai Evryteri Thalassia Periochi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 135,528 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Limnothalassa Korission (Kerkyra) Kai Nisos Lagoudia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,085 protected area overlaps with site 1,032
Limnothalassa Korission (Kerkyra) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,317 protected area overlaps with site 1,030
Limnothalassa Antinioti (Kerkyra) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 187 protected area overlaps with site 174
Limnothalassa Antinioti (Kerkyra) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 187 protected area overlaps with site 174
Alyki Lefkimμis (Kerkyra) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 213 protected area overlaps with site 242
Alyki Lefkimμis (Kerkyra) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 213 protected area overlaps with site 242

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lagoons of Kerkyra island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.