Artzan reservoir

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2 (2000)
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Area: 1,700 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
A freshwater lake, marshes and wet meadows 2 km north-west of Vafiohori village. The area is divided by a canal. Human activities include arable agriculture, stock-raising, and hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for passage and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Artzan reservoir. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.