The site includes part of the north-eastern coastline of Crete and the island of Elasa. The area is dominated by phrygana and maquis scrub with some olive-groves and vineyards.
This is an important site for species associated with coastal cliffs and scrub and for passage migrants.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northeastern peninsula of Crete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.