A mountain dominated by Fagus and Quercus forest with extensive alpine pastures.
This is an important site for resident forest species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from hunting and afforestation with Pinus species.Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
National Partial International None4,500 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Periochi Pangaiou Orous, 4,500 ha). Part of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Kalias-Iliokomis/Protis-Iliokomis, 800 ha). Part of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Kormitsas-Iliokomis, 1,560 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Pangaio. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2022.