Alyki Kitrous lagoon

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 1,500 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2014 very unfavourable high low
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A coastal lagoon surrounded by dunes, saltpans, saltmarsh, holiday homes and residential areas.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for passage and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (1-5 wintering individuals), Branta ruficollis (wintering), Oxyura leucocephala (wintering), Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering), Aquila clanga (wintering).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alyki Kitrous lagoon. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.