A small island, and its associated islets, between Kithira and Crete. Antikithira is covered mainly by low maquis and phrygana with a few arable areas and olive-groves. Prasouda is covered by low maquis and phrygana. Human activities include stock-raising, fishing, agriculture, and hunting.
This is an important area for breeding and passage raptors and seabirds.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Antikythira island and surrounding islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.