The site includes a coastal lagoon, a saltpan, saltmarshes and a marine zone. Human activities include salt production (`Other' land-use, below), agriculture, hunting and tourism.
This is an important site for passage and wintering waders. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (up to 18 wintering individuals).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alyki Angelochoriou lagoon (Megalou Emvolou). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/01/2022.