IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, C2 (2012)
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Area: 11,587 ha
Two islands south of Crete. Gavdos is covered with maquis, phrygana, and Pinus and Juniperus forest. Gavdopoula is covered with phrygana.
This is an important area for passage migrants.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gavdos and Gavdopoula islands, Crete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/03/2023.