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Filiouri valley and eastern Rodopi mountains


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
Tawny Owl Strix aluco LC resident 1992 frequent B3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 1995 5 breeding pairs B2, C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1995 10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 1995 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT non-breeding 1996 frequent A1, C1
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1995 2-4 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1995 common C6
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus LC resident 1995 common B3, C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1995 common B2, C6
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis LC breeding 1995 common B3
Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris LC breeding 1993 uncommon B2
Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata LC breeding 1990 rare B2, C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1995 common B2, 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Treis Vryses Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,968 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Potamos Filiouris Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,728 protected area is adjacent to site 302
Poas - Dichalas Dimou Sosti Katafygio Agrias Zois 2,389 protected area contained by site 0
Petkodasas Nimfeas Game Refuge 400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Patermon - Adas Dimou Komotinis Katafygio Agrias Zois 3,579 protected area contained by site 0
Oreinos Evros - Koilada Dereiou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 48,942 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nymfaia Dimou Komotinis Katafygio Agrias Zois 536 protected area overlaps with site 0
Koilada Filiouri Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 37,370 protected area contained by site 37,566
Kallithea - Treis Vryses Dimon Alexandroupolis, Orfea, Soufliou Katafygio Agrias Zois 9,463 protected area overlaps with site 0
Arrianon - Neas Santas Dimon Arrianon - Sapon Katafygio Agrias Zois 720 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Filiouri valley and eastern Rodopi mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/11/2020.