GR014
Central Rodopi mountains and Nestos valley


Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 150,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
An extensive area of forest between the River Nestos and the border with Bulgaria. The site includes the primary Fagus and Pinus forest of Paranestion. Human activities include forestry, stock-raising, and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species associated with upland forests.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Rodopi mountains and Nestos valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020.