Lakes Trichonis and Lysimachia

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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1989 225 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Perifereiakes perioches PP1, PP2, PP3, PP4, PP5, PP6, PP7 kai Perifereiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou Mesolongiou Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 25,622 protected area overlaps with site 0
Limni Lysimacheia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,273 protected area overlaps with site 1,941
Limnes Trichonida Kai Lysimacheia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,349 protected area contains site 12,531


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakes Trichonis and Lysimachia. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.