Schinias marsh

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
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1988 325 individuals A4i, B1i, C2

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)
Zones A1, A2, A3, A4 kai A5 Ethnikou Parkou Schinia - Marathona Periochi prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 1,083 protected area contained by site 0
Ygrotopos Schinia Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,094 protected area overlaps with site 1,921
Thalassia Periochi Notiou Evvoikou Kolpou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 52,162 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schinias - Marathon National Park 1,440 protected area overlaps with site 1,354
Ethniko Parko Schinia Marathona Ethniko Parko 1,439 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Schinia - Marathona Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,332 protected area contained by site 1,322


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Salt marshes, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Sand dunes & beaches -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Schinias marsh. Downloaded from on 26/11/2022.