Artemisio and Lyrkeio mountains This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 8,900 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 very high not assessed low
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Site description
An area of rocky slopes, scrub, inland cliffs and a small gorge. There is also a terraced plateau with old hedges. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for species typical of Mediterranean scrub and rocky habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Artemisio and Lyrkeio mountains. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.