Alyki lagoon, Aigio

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
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC passage 1995 100-300 individuals B1i, C2

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Korinthiakos Kolpos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 236,571 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Alyki Aigiou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area contained by site 32
Alyki Aigiou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19 protected area contained by site 32
Alyki (Aigiou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 90 protected area contains site 32


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Lagoons -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alyki lagoon, Aigio. Downloaded from on 26/11/2022.