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Western, eastern and southern Rhodes


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
Little Owl Athene noctua LC resident 1995 common B2
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops LC resident 1995 common B2
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC resident 1997 15-25 breeding pairs B2, C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 1996 1-3 breeding pairs B2, C6
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1997 frequent B3, C6

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vounokalathou/Laermon--Lardou--Kalathou Rodou Game Refuge 3,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vounokalathos (Laermon-Lardou-Pylona-Kalathou Rodou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 3,326 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vagies Dimotikou Diamerismatos Massaron Dimou Archangelou Nisou Rodou Katafygio Agrias Zois 95 protected area contained by site 0
Tsabika--Faliraki--Pr. Ilias--Psalidi/Archagelou-- Game Refuge 2,936 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rodos: Profitis Ilias - Epta Piges – Petaloudes - Remata Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,312 protected area overlaps with site 3,487
Rodos: Akramytis; Armenistis, Attavyros, Remata Kai Thalassia Zoni (Karavola-Ormos Glyfada) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27,438 protected area overlaps with site 12,605
Psalidi Dimon Kalitheas kai Afantou Nisou Rodou Katafygio Agrias Zois 1,018 protected area overlaps with site 0
Prasonisi Dimotikou Diamerismatos Katavias Nisou Rodou Katafygio Agrias Zois 159 protected area contained by site 0
Panagia Tsampika Psili Dimou Archagkelou Katafygio Agrias Zois 322 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notio Akro Rodou; Prasonisi, Ygrotopos Livadi Kattavias Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,894 protected area contained by site 2,403
Nisos Chalki Kai Nisides: Kolofona; Pano Prassouda, Tragousa, Strongyli, Agios Theodoros, Maelonisi Alimia, Krevvati, Nisaki, Makry Kai Thalassia Periochi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 35,320 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kolympion Dimou Afantou Nisou Rodou Katafygio Agrias Zois 88 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kissos--Gina/ Lindou Rodou Game Refuge 370 protected area overlaps with site 0
Katarti Dimotikou Diamerismatos Emponas Dimou Attavyrou Nisou Rodou Katafygio Agrias Zois 148 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fysiko dasos kyparissiou ston Empona Rodou Diatiriteo mnimeio tis fysis 184 protected area overlaps with site 0
Embonas cypress forest (Rhodos island) Biogenetic Reserves 135 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dytiki Rodos: Ori Attavyros & Akramytis; Techniti Limni Apolakkias Kai Nisides Georgiou, Strongyli, Chtenies & Karavolas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,047 protected area contained by site 13,103
Anatoliki Rodos: Profitis Ilias - Epta Piges - Ekvoli Loutani - Katergo; Rema Gadoura - Chersonisos Lindou - Nisides Pentanisa Kai Tetrapolis, Lofos Psalidi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,383 protected area contained by site 11,841

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western, eastern and southern Rhodes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.