GR090
Akarnanika 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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1996 common A3
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1996 4-6 breeding pairs C6
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 1996 7-12 breeding pairs C6
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata LC resident 1996 2-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1996 frequent C6
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula LC resident 1996 1,200-2,000 breeding pairs B3
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding 1996 rare A3
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1996 abundant A3
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans LC breeding 1996 frequent A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC resident 1996 abundant A3, B3
Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius LC resident 1996 abundant B2
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC resident 1996 abundant A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding 1996 common A3
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia LC breeding 1996 rare A3

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)
Periochi Perivallontikou Elegchou Ethnikou Parkou Ygrotopon Amvrakikou (Zoni C) Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 152,270 protected area overlaps with site 0
Perganti-Xiromeros (Monastirakiou-Vatou-Thyriou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 4,003 protected area overlaps with site 0
Perganti--Xiromerou/Monastiraki--Vatou--Thiriou Game Refuge 3,960 protected area overlaps with site 3,960
Oros Tserekas (Akarnanika) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,122 protected area overlaps with site 4,679
Esoteriko Archipelagos Ioniou (Meganisi; Arkoudi, Atokos, Vromonas) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 88,247 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Akarnanika mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021.