Acheloos valley

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 10,600 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
A mountainous area with scrub and deciduous forests and conifer forest at higher altitudes. A gorge with steep cliffs runs through the centre of the site. Human activities include livestock-farming, hunting, and forestry.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species characteristic of forest, scrub and open montane habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Acheloos valley. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.