East Lakonia mountains

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 80,000 ha

Protection status:

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
An area of mountains, sea cliffs and gorges. Phrygana, maquis and sclerophyllous scrub dominate, with areas of Abies forest. The main human activities are livestock-farming and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is an important corridor for migratory passerines and breeding and migrant raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: East Lakonia mountains. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.