GR011
Porto Lagos, lake Vistonida and coastal lagoons


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 15,300 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A wetland complex of freshwater lakes and coastal lagoons, with reedbeds (Phragmites), wet meadows and saltmarsh.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for breeding, passage and wintering waterbirds and raptors, and breeding species associated with reedbeds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Branta ruficollis (wintering), Haliaeetus albicilla (2-4 non-breeding individuals), Aquila clanga (5 wintering individuals), Aquila heliaca (wintering), Falco naumanni (passage).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Porto Lagos, lake Vistonida and coastal lagoons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018.