Barbas and Klokos mountains and Selinountas gorge

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 2-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 1996 1 breeding pairs B2, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Oros Panachaiko – Syragkes Panagopoulas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,722 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ori Barmpas; Klokos, Farangi Selinounta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,716 protected area overlaps with site 10,191
Ori Barmpas Kai Klokos; Farangi Selinounta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,117 protected area contained by site 6,043


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Barbas and Klokos mountains and Selinountas gorge. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.