Dionysades islets, Crete

Country/territory: Greece

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2012)
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Area: 17,499 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
A complex of steep, rocky islands vegetated with low scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding seabirds and passage migrants. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Gallinago media (passage), Larus audouinii (up to 6 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dionysades islets, Crete. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.