GR072
Area of Oriokastro, Lake Delvinaki, Meropis forest, Gormou valley and Mounts Kasidiaris and Douskon


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 36,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A hilly area dominated by Quercus forest. Human activities include agriculture, forestry, livestock-farming, and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for forest species and resident raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Area of Oriokastro, Lake Delvinaki, Meropis forest, Gormou valley and Mounts Kasidiaris and Douskon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/08/2019.