Central Zagori and mount Mitsikeli

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site is dominated by hills covered with Quercus forest.

Key biodiversity
An important site for forest species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The site is threatened by intensive forestry, deforestation and hunting. Part of the area is a candidate SAC.

Protected areas
National Low International None710 ha of IBA covered by Wildlife Refuge (Ag. Athanasios-Sipitoura/Aspraggelon-Elatis, 710 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Zagori and mount Mitsikeli. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.