Antichasia mountains and Meteora This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 65,000 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2019 very high not assessed low
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Site description (baseline)
A mountainous site with broadleaved deciduous woodland, cliffs, and riverine forest in the valleys. Human activities include forestry, stock-raising, hunting, and recreation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding raptors, forest species and species associated with open montane habitats. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding), Falco naumanni (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Antichasia mountains and Meteora. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.