The majority of the area is a mixture of conifer forest and maquis, and phrygana scrub.
This is an important area for species associated with Mediterranean scrub. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (breeding).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Rodos and the areas of Lindos, Mesanagros and Katavia-Prassonisi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2019.