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Skiathos and Skopelos islands


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC winter 2004-2010 186-307 individuals B1i, C2
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC breeding 2006 26 breeding pairs C6
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii VU breeding 2011-2012 20-24 breeding pairs A1, C1, 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)
Skiathos: Koukounaries Kai Evryteri Thalassia Periochi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 20,479 is identical to site 0
Skiathos: Koukounaries Kai Evryteri Thalassia Periochi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 86 protected area overlaps with site 0
Koukounaries Dimou Skiathou Katafygio Agrias Zois 68 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dasi nisou Skiathou Magnisias Aisthitiko dasos 2,360 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skiathos and Skopelos islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/06/2022.