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
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 high very unfavourable low
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Site description
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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alyki Kitrous lagoon. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.